What are some good hikes close to the city?

John Roderick talks about the best hikes nearby Seattle, and the natural hiking environments throughout the city.

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Volunteer Park Designated landmark includes a conservatory, a children's play area, and the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
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Seward Park Wooded refuge boasting a 300-acre forest with hiking trails, walking paths, beaches, and a playground.
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Ravenna Park Wooded park with features such as tennis courts, hiking trails, athletic fields, and a playground.
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Washington Park Arboretum On the shores of Lake Washington, this 230-acre preserve features rare trees and a Japanese garden.
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Capitol Hill Visit Page
Seward Park
University District Visit Page

Crystal Mountain Hotels

  • Address: 33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Crystal Mountain WA 98022
  • Neighborhood: South
  • Phone: (360) 663-2262
  • Website: crystalhotels.com

Hampton Inn & Suites – Lynnwood

  • Address: 19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy, Lynnwood WA 98036
  • Neighborhood: North
  • Phone: (425) 771-1888
  • Website: hamptonseattlenorth.com

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter

  • Address: 16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle WA 98188
  • Neighborhood: SeaTac/Tukwila
  • Phone: (206) 575-8220
  • Website: seattle.doubletree.com