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Shore Loop Road

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 4.4 (11)

A beautiful city park that offers views of downtown Seattle and Mt. Rainier.


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2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

98%

Runnable

91' 28 m

High

22' 7 m

Low

133' 41 m

Up

134' 41 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Views

Description

This park is on a little peninsula on Lake Washington. It is a great wooded area with a paved trail surrounding the park as well as several trails going through the wooded areas. There are areas to swim, a great kids park, and lots of places to have a picnic. Many activities start here (such as runs, walks, bike rides) and there is an amphitheater as well so parking can sometimes be challenging. Given that, it is still one of the best places in the city for a run.

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George DeRuyter

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 11 votes

#1

in Seward Park

#5853

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#1

in Seward Park

#252

in Washington

#5,853

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Looking south from the kid's playground, enjoy incredible views of Rainier on a summer day.
Jun 28, 2017 near Mercer…, WA
A nice sunny day, but with clouds, because this is Seattle.
Jan 1, 2019 near Mercer…, WA
A typical sunny Seattle sky over Lake Washington and Seward Park
Sep 23, 2018 near Mercer…, WA
It's easy to play on the north shore while enjoying the view of Seattle.
Jun 28, 2017 near Mercer…, WA
The first day of Winter has come, most flowers have wilted away, but some berries are holding on.
Dec 22, 2019 near Mercer…, WA

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Nov 11, 2018
Jackie Clark
Jun 26, 2018
Lorna Campbell
Ran along the lakeshore and around Seward Island. Definitely run the inner trails - easy to get lost but so beautiful tucked in the trees, and hilly! 7mi — 1h 00m