Trail Run Project Logo

Blake Island State Park Loop Trail

 1 vote

3.5 Miles 5.7 Kilometers

 

93% 

Runnable

Doubletrack

480' 146 m

Ascent

-465' -142 m

Descent

275' 84 m

High

14' 4 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

Unknown

Update

A wonderful and easy trail around the perimeter of Blake Island State Park.

John Sheppard

Overview

Only accessible by private boat or Argosy Cruises boat that leaves from the downtown Seattle waterfront.
Features: Birding — Swimming — Views
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

Excellent footing and smooth trail make this a great spot for speedy travel, though it will get slick and muddy after a heavy rain.

Description

Start and end at the area just up from the marina. The trail is gently rolling wide doubletrack, with a couple of steeper, though not hard sections. The trail winds around the island through the forest with many views of Puget Sound and the surrounding area.

Once you get to the west side of the island there are a few places where you can go down to the beach. You can either run through the sand and pick the trail up again later or make several side trips to the beach and back. At the Northwest corner of the island, the trail opens up to a small unimproved campground and larger beach area with great views of downtown Seattle. The trail then winds its way back to Tillicum Village, a tourist stop offering native dancing and salmon dinner. Reservations are required.

Past the village, the trail ends at its starting point at the marina.

Flora & Fauna

Second growth Pacific Northwest forest. Lots of conifers and ferns.

Contacts

Land Manager: Washington State Parks

Rate Trail


   Clear Rating

4.0 from 1 vote


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#5495

Overall
  4.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#279

in Washington

#5,495

Overall
18 Views Last Month
333 Since Jun 2, 2016
Easy Easy

100%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Conditions



Getting forecast...

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running