Enjoy this small downtown experience while walking trails over looking beautiful views of Puget Sound, through town parks, along the marina, residential areas, and a new community center. 10K walks through a ravine. (Start location is closed).
New Walk Route
The City of Shoreline is one of Seattle’s closest suburbs. Located immediately north of Seattle, the area was settled first by homesteaders and soon after by vacationers. Over time a community formed, and although Seattle’s boundaries had pushed farther north, Shoreline has preserved it’s autonomy and, in 1995, incorporated as a city in its own right.
The Shoreline Interurban Trail is the main focus of this walk, covering the City of Shoreline from it’s north and south borders. Walk the Interurban trail while seeing various works of art. This trail was originally cleared in 1910 and used as an electric train connection from Everett to Tacoma, for the next 30 years.
Walk is on paved trails along North Creek Nature area. WSU extension garden. Thru woods of McCollum Park. Continue past Mill Creek Sports park and Restrooms. City sidewalks to second paved Nature Trail and return to Mill Creek town center.
From Lake Forest Park town center thru LFP neighborhood, around Acacia cemetery, down to Burke Gilman Trail. BGT to Log Boom park with places to sit and enjoy the view of Lake Washington,. Walk onto the fishing pier at Lake Washington. Return on goat trail road with great views of Lake Washington from an elevated vantage point.
The route includes a section of the Centennial Trail which extends into the town of Snohomish. This diverse walk goes through two parks, around a lake, and continues along a lovely riverfront trail. It continues in downtown Snohomish with its many antique shops, restaurants and 100+ year old neighborhoods. Historic Snohomish is a pleasure to walk through, and stop and shop in many unique stores or have a meal in one of the many fine restaurants.
Sound Steppers Volkssport Club is an organization which promotes non-competitive volkssports. Popular sports (volkssports) are walking, bicycling, swimming, cross country skiing, skating, snowshoeing etc. which are non-competitive and have no specified time limits or “winners.” Walking events (volkswalks) are the most popular. Volkswalks can include the young, the very old, people in wheelchairs, people with […]