South Magnoia

An urban adventure that explores two glacially deposited hills atop Magnolia Bluff on city streets and stairways.

on the trail

Start and finish at Magnolia Village taking in views west from ever sloughing Perkins Lane West.  Readers and architecture buffs may stop at Magnolia Library en route to the up and down of glacial deposits through Pleasant Valley. Ella Bailey Park will please kids and others who've navigated the 405 stairs up and 327 down. This urban hike follows Walk 13 in Seattle Stairway Walks, South Magnolia.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 646 ft
  • 354 ft
  • Land Manager: City of Seattle
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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