45th becomes 46th Avenue North. Facebook 0 Twitter Pinterest 0 0 Likes. Continue going through the park past the Visitor Center. Park at the Roman Catholic church. Went in Oct: it was gloomy and foggy but felt magical. Okay, it was actually the path more travelled because it went to the West Point Lighthouse, but I really wanted to make that joke on this blog. Lighthouse Educational Video; Projects. The Discovery Trail runs 8.5 miles from Long Beach through the dunes to Beards Hollow in the south. It was very windy today by the beach. Fairly easy and not too muddy! You might not feel the grade drop however until you turn around and want to get back to your car. The park is also home to the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. My original goal was to get to the West Point Lighthouse, on the western end of Discovery Park. Follow 46th until it becomes Market Street. Muddy in some spots but nice views. Beautiful and muddy. A little of everything- forests, beach, history, etc. The Bezmans were so photogenic and giddy. Very pretty trail otherwise. Well trafficked. Visitor Center marina lopuga December 28, 2019. Westlake Ave becomes Nickerson Street. And I took the path less travelled. Westlake Ave becomes Nickerson Street. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke für alle Leistungsniveaus geeignet. Facilities Tuesday-Sunday The park is built on the historic grounds of Fort Lawton, which was originally a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Muddy in a few places, but to be expected after the rainfall we've gotten lately. Visitor Center Definitely a must see- if you’re in town for a while and are grabbing at things to do with the covid shut down! There are a variety of trails through the park that take you past old growth Western Red Cedar and Douglas Fir trees. At 3 way stop take a left onto Emerson St. good to go in the morning when there’s not a lot of people and the views are beautiful, especially love the staircase in the forest, Coyote standoff but somehow o don’t think it was that big of a threat. Take a right following signs to get to North Parking Lot. Go left on 15th Avenue NW, following it over the Ballard Bridge. The Lighthouse, which stretches roughly 310 feet into the air and overlooks the seemingly endless Palo Duro Canyon, is the most famous rock formation in the state park, adorning everything from brochures to souvenir magnets. Staying in left lane follow the sign to the Ballard Bridge/Emerson Street. On this day, we went through what remains of the old Army base, Fort Lawton, now part of the park, and then down a moderate trail (with stairs) to … Cross over the Loop Trail, and continue uphill on the paved park road. Take the Mercer Street exit. It was pretty busy but it was sunny in December so, Easy hike.. Close for renovation .5 mile after the Lighthouse. Get to know Seattle's first established neighborhood, Pioneer Square, by walking its underground pathways as they existed in the 1890s in the company of a guide. It was a bit muddy on the back side of the trail. No dogs allowed on the beach. At 3 way stop take a left onto Emerson St. Take the 45th Street Exit and head west (right). Permits are only for those who otherwise would not be able to get to the beach - families with children under 8, people over 62, and others who are not physically able to walk to the beach doe to an injury, illness or some other physical condition. Go left on 15th Avenue NW, following it over the Ballard Bridge. It is a great place for a walk anytime of the year. The park is also home to the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Also see signs to Daybreak Star. A bit muddy, but to be expected. Hunde sind erlaubt, müssen allerdings an der Leine gehalten werden. By the time I reached the Visitor's Center, the weather started getting bad, and it began to rain. Children's play area Also see signs to Daybreak Star. In 2003, the Department of Parks and Recreation received permission to submit an application to the United States Department of Interior to acquire the West Point Light Station … Permits are only for those who otherwise would not be able to get to the beach - families with children under 8, people over 62, and others who are not physically able to walk to the beach doe to an injury, illness or some other physical condition. This sculpture commemorates a journal entry by William Clark, of Lewis and Clark, about a “buzzard of a large kind”.This is just the start of the 8.5-mile long hiking and biking trail named after the Corps of Discovery. Discovery Park and its beach area great for walking, running, photography, and taking in a sunset. Discovery Park and Lighthouse Loop Trail ist ein 4.4 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von Seattle, Washington. (about 1/2 mile) West Point Lighthouse Discovery Park is home to one of the 18 active lighthouses in Washington State. One of my favs! I took shelter here. W. Gilman becomes Discovery Park Blvd. It makes for great stroll with friends, family, pets, etc. Discovery Park is the largest park in the city of Seattle—a treasure trove of green spaces, natural shoreline, and paved and rough trails alike. You can compose the waves crashing against the rocks at the base of the lighthouse. West Gilman becomes Discovery Park Blvd Discovery Park and Lighthouse Loop Trail ist ein 7.1 Kilometer langer, stark besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von Seattle, Washington. Tennis courts Parking passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center. Trail and facility map of Discovery Park. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. It’s no surprise that the iconic Lighthouse trail is the most popular hike in Palo Duro Canyon, and it absolutely deserves its popularity! Turn right onto West Gilman Karri V. Elite '2021. Continue on Emerson St., through one stop light, until you get to a 4 way stop with a flashing light. This lighthouse is surrounded on three sides by beach. I did not have to guide them at all, and simply just focused on capturing their love the way it was. At next set of stoplights go left onto Valley St. None of it mattered as we were there for the outdoors – to walk on the beach, visit the forts and lighthouses and to bicycle. You can make your visit as easy or difficult as you want. Take the first right after the bridge onto Emerson Street. The West Point Light, also known as the Discovery Park Lighthouse, is an active aid to navigation on Seattle, Washington's West Point, which juts into Puget Sound and marks the northern extent of Elliott Bay. Closed holidays, Phone: (206) 386-4236 $29.03 per adult Discovery Park is closer to just a patch of woods left untouched in an otherwise rapidly developing city. A little of everything- forests, beach, history, etc. Die Route ist am besten von Mai bis Dezember zugänglich. More crowded than I'm used to but people were masked up. Go straight on Nickerson Street past Fremont Bridge and Seattle Pacific University. WTA workers were out fixing it up, very nice. Discovery Park and Lighthouse Loop Trail is a 7.1 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Seattle, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. Discovery Park is located in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood, and is the largest park in the city. United Indians of All Tribes' Daybreak Star Cultural Center is within the park's boundaries. The most popular route is the 2.8-mile “Discovery Park Loop,” which travels approximately around the park’s perimeter through coniferous and deciduous forests, past the meadows and shrubs, and above the bluffs overlooking the water (you’ll want to stop here a moment to take in the vista before you). Discovery Park is a 534 acre natural area park, located next to the peninsular Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle, and overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Cascade and Olympic mountains. With 534 acres to its name, it’s hard not to find something to do. Picnic tables Discovery Park is a 534 acre natural area park operated by the Seattle Parks and Recreation. The north side of the beach also has interesting views. Discovery Park is a 534 acre natural area park, located next to the peninsular Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle, and overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Cascade and Olympic mountains. Take a right following signs to get to North Parking Lot. Take a right onto West Gilman at the 4 way flashing light. Situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, this expansive urban park--the largest in Seattle--offers two scenic miles of beach trails … Closed holidays, Phone: (206) 386-4236 Take the Mercer Street exit. The trail to the lighthouse is also on the south side. Went in Oct: it was gloomy and foggy but felt magical. Daily 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. From here you can enjoy stunning views of the Puget Sound, sit on the rocks and listen to the water lapping up onto the shore, feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your back as you take in the sailboats and freighters passing by. Muddy in some spots but nice views. Yes, we brought our electric bikes prepared to ride the Discovery Trail, and that’s where we’ll start. More information about the West Point Lighthouse can be found at the Friends of Discovery Park webpage including this educational video. Miles and miles of trails run through the huge park. Well trafficked. West Gilman becomes Discovery Park Blvd At the north-western tip of the park sits an old lighthouse. A popular trail leads to South Beach, where an old lighthouse adds to the scenery. West Point Lighthouse was established in 1881 and can be viewed from the South Beach Trail in the park. The beach usually is covered with a significant quantity of driftwood. 45th becomes 46th Avenue North. From the Lighthouse keep on the main trail. Discovery Park dazzles at any time of year. You can explore this trail a different time. Beach Parking Permit Trail was pretty good. Trace the city’s history, from an Indigenous dwelling to its Gold Rush days and up through its current state as a thriving modern neighborhood on this walking tour. And even though we couldn’t see as much, it was still beautiful. Follow 45th, staying to the right. Beautiful and muddy. The Visitor Center will be on the left. While I was here, I asked the guide about how far the lighthouse was. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until December. Follow 46th until it becomes Market Street. If you want a bit more of a challenge, start on the loop trail going clockwise, but after running past the bluffs with the seaside views look out for the smaller trail that cont… Tuesday-Sunday Useful 3. The lighthouse is similar in design to the Point No Point Light and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lots of stairs! The park is built on the historic grounds of Fort Lawton, which was originally a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. For a map of the park’s trail and road system, stop by the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center near the Government Way entrance. Wait for a few minutes after sunset to get the golden glow. There is parking at the Discovery Park Educational Center. It passes through both forest and open meadows, offers extensive views, good prospects for bird watchers, and can be hiked or jogged year-round. Previous. Whether you want to hike, enjoy a picnic or spend some time relaxing on a beach, this park has got you covered. Visitor Center Hours Exit Route 235 at King’s Cove and follow the signage to the Lighthouse Trail. good to go in the morning when there’s not a lot of people and the views are beautiful, especially love the staircase in the forest, Coyote standoff but somehow o don’t think it was that big of a threat. Beach Parking Permit Take a right onto West Gilman at the 4 way flashing light. If you have a permit from the City of Seattle to park down at the beach, you can park there - however: Permits for beach parking are very limited. Follow until you come to the East entrance of the Park. It was very windy today by the beach. Take the first right after the bridge onto Emerson Street. The trail is relatively flat and well maintained. Turn right at first stoplight onto Fairview Ave N. Turn right onto West Gilman It was a bit muddy on the back side of the trail. Daily 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. Exit the trail at the Brook Point sign and descent to the bedding plane. Permits for beach parking are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center Tuesday thru Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lighthouse. It’s a beautiful lovely shore and also has a perfect walking trail for sunny days. The Visitor Center will be on the left. You get a view of the water and lighthouse. Er führt durch schönen Wald, vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten und es gibt oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Email: discover@seattle.gov, -5 Northbound: Burke-Gilman Trail: Ballard Bridge to Bothell, South Bluff, South Ridge, Piper's Creek, North Traverse and Grand Fire Trail, Loop Trail via West Emerson Street Entrance, South Ridge, Hillside, Brick Road and Piper's Creek Trail, Lake Union Waterfront Walkway: Northwest Seaport, Piper’s Creek and North Traverse Trail Loop, West Point Lighthouse to Discovery East Lot. It is a main feature of Seattle's Discovery Park Eventually, when the road levels out, come to Discovery Park Boulevard, about a quarter mile east of where you crossed it earlier. It's only about 3.5 miles, but you can get a nice workout in. Fairly easy and not too muddy! This is a fun run with some great views. 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