CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Discovery Park

Hike Discovery Park Beach and Highland Loop in the largest city park in Seattle, which occupies most of the former Fort Lawton site. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.7 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at 7 a.m. at the northwest corner of the Northwest Parking lot. 

Coordinates:  47.665388, -122.413360

A leisurely loop around the park. We'll probably take a break at the beach. 

Mileage and elevation are estimates. 

While this is a city park, please still bring the ten essentials. 

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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