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Alki Trail

5.5 miles
The Alki Trail rides along the northern and eastern shore of West Seattle along Alki Avenue. Largely riding on a widened sidewalk, separated from traffic by a parking lane and curb, traffic on the trail is separated for bikes and walkers, providing ...
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BPA Trail

3.83 miles
Meandering down a Bonneville Power Administration overhead electric utility corridor, the BPA Trail serves as a connector between Celebration Park and the downtown areas of Federal Way with its southwestern neighborhoods. The trail runs behind ...
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Bear Creek Trail (WA)

1.5 miles
In the heart of Redmond, the Bear Creek Trail provides an important connection between two rail-trails. On its eastern end it connects to the Sammamish River Trail and, on its western side to the Redmond Central Connector. The trail itself is ...
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Burke-Gilman Trail

18.8 miles
The Burke-Gilman Trail, managed by the city of Seattle and King County, stretches from Puget Sound east to Bothell. Built in the 1970s along part of the original Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway corridor (later Northern Pacific and then ...
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Cedar River Trail (WA)

15.7 miles
The Cedar River Trail follows an old railroad right-of-way from downtown Renton to King County's Landsburg Park, alongside the scenic Cedar River. A greenway branch of the trail (Cedar River to Green River Trail) heads south from Whitte Road ...
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Chehalis Western Trail

21.2 miles
The Thurston County Parks and Recreation Department acquired 15.5-miles of the Chehalis Western Railroad corridor from Weyerhaeuser Timber Company in 1989 and 1996. The County recently took over the northern 5 miles from Lacey to Woodward Bay ...
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Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop

3.6 miles
Seattle's Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop offers scenic views of Lake Union, as well as access to parks, neighborhoods, and downtown shops and restaurants. A good place to begin your journey is at Lake Union Park at the lake's southern tip. The park ...
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Chief Sealth Trail

4 miles
The Chief Sealth Trail runs north–south along Seattle's southeast side between S. Ferdinand Street at Beacon Avenue S. and S. Gazelle Street at 51st Avenue S. The paved trail provides access to neighborhoods, shopping, schools and businesses. ...
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City of Snoqualmie Centennial Trail

0.5 miles
The Snoqualimie's 0.5-mile, paved trail runs parallel to railroad tracks and SR 202 through downtown Snoqualmie. The trail scenic trail provides a nice break for a short walk.
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Coal Creek Park Trail

3.7 miles
This trail follows along a preserved suburban creek valley through third growth forests once heavily used by the coal mining industry. The east end of the trail enters Cougar Mountain Regional Park, over 3000 acres and 25 additional miles of ...
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Cross Kirkland Corridor

5.8 miles
True to its name, the Cross Kirkland Corridor traverses the city for nearly six miles, connecting eight neighborhoods, four major business districts, more than a dozen parks, and several public schools. Google, a major employer in the area, ...
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Cushman Trail

4.9 miles
Gig Harbor's Cushman Trail is a paved, non-motorized route for pedestrian and bike use. The trail shares much of its corridor with overhead Tacoma Power electric lines. Along the way, trail users will traverse several large hills through areas ...
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Des Moines Creek Trail

2.2 miles
The Des Moines Creek Trail offers a nice connection between the south side of Seattle and the waterfront community of Des Moines on Puget Sound. The paved trail begins just south of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and winds through ...
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Duwamish Bikeway

2.95 miles
The Duwamish Bikeway runs for nearly 3 miles, paralleling Puget Park on the city's southwest side. Along the east side of the trail are highly industrial shipping yards, making this trail more for getting from point A to point B rather than ...
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East Lake Sammamish Trail

11 miles
Occupying an old railroad corridor, the East Lake Sammamish Trail follows the eastern shore of Lake Sammamish, from Redmond south to Issaquah. The trail is a work in progress, as paving, access and the installation of amenities will continue ...
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Eastside Rail Trail

42 miles
The 42-mile corridor that extends from Renton to Snohomish is now under public ownership. Last December, the Port of Seattle purchased the BNSF Eastside Rail Corridor, with King County purchasing a trail easement and becoming the trail sponsor. ...

Elliott Bay Trail (Terminal 91 Bike Path)

3.4 miles
The Elliot Bay Trail winds through two contiguous parks as it passes between the waterfront and the active Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad line. The Myrtle Edwards Park Trail runs parallel to the Elliot Bay Trail within Myrtle Edwards ...
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Foothills Trail

30 miles
The Foothills Trail follows a former Burlington Northern rail bed, connecting several communities in Pierce and King counties. The trail is shaped like a “T” where the western half of the rail-trail is fully paved and the eastern half is a mixture ...
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Grandview Trail

1.25 miles
The Grandview Trail runs in a straight line for more than a mile on the eastern edge of Pierce County's Chambers Creek Regional Park. The trail appropriately never strays too far from Grandview Drive. Living up to its name, the trail offers ...
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Green River Trail

19.6 miles
Notice: As of April 2014, work is beginning on the Green River levees in Kent that will require closing a section of the Green River Trail for the remainder of 2014. The trail will be closed for about 2.4 miles, between South 180th Street and ...
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Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail

3.75 miles
The Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail is an extension of the Cedar River Trail, which heads south from Witte Road where the two trails intersect. The Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail passes through Lake Wilderness Park on its way through the Maple Valley ...
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I-90 Trail

8.8 miles
Scenic and interesting are uncommon terms used to describe a trail alongside a busy freeway, but the I-90 Trail in Washington is different. The trail begins in the west in Seattle and runs for 10 miles across Lake Washington and Mercer Island ...
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Interurban Trail (North)

25 miles
The Interurban Trail (North) runs for 25 miles between Everett, Washington, in the north and the Seattle neighborhoods of Bitter Lake and Greenwood in the south. The trail—which is not to be confused with the more southerly trail of the same ...
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Interurban Trail (South)

18.1 miles
The Interurban Trail (South) follows the historic route of the Puget Sound Electric Railway, which shuttled passengers between Tacoma and Everett until 1928. The trail is most commonly (and more simply) called the Interurban Trail, and is not ...
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Issaquah-Preston Trail

4.8 miles
Formerly the Issaquah Creek Trail, the Issaquah-Preston Trail links the towns of Issaquah and Preston in King County, Washington. The new section between High Point and SE High Point Way is hard-packed gravel, which parallels I-90 for a stretch. ...
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John Wayne Pioneer Trail (Milwaukee Road Corridor)

253 miles
John Wayne Pioneer Trail offers more than 250 miles of scenic trail across Washington, from the eastern outskirts of Seattle to the state’s border with Idaho. It’s named for the John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders Association, who were instrumental ...
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Lowell Riverfront Trail

1.75 miles
The Lowell Riverfront Trail is a multi-use trail located within Rotary Park. The paved trail travels from the park entrance to the north end following the Snohomish River. You can encounter numerous wildlife such as owls, river otters, orioles, ...
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Marymoor Connector Trail

1.5 miles
Although short, the Marymoor Connector Trail provides an important link between the Sammamish River Trail (an 11-mile route that heads north to Bothell and the Burke-Gilman Trail) and the East Lake Sammamish Trail (which heads 11 miles south ...
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Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail

17 miles
The Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail is open to hikers and horseback riders. The trail can be difficult to navigate in places, since other trails link with it (some unmaintained). There are a few stream and forest road crossings. For more ...
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Necklace Valley Trail

7.5 miles
From Mt. Baker-Snoqualamie National Forest: The first 1.5 miles of the trail follows an old railroad grade, then enters Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Once crossing the river at milepost 5.0, the trail becomes very steep and rough, climbing 2,550 ...
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North Creek Trail

7.25 miles
The North Creek Trail links the cities of Bothell, Mill Creek and Everett, as well as the communities in between. The trail also provides access to the Sammamish River Trail. The trail follows a wooded corridor with some gentle hills interspersed ...
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North Creek Trail (Connection Project)

2 miles
Snohomish County is moving on efforts to close the gap between the two completed portions of the North Creek Trail. In late 2009, Snohomish County began Phase I of its plan to build a section of North Creek Trail between Filbert Road and North ...

Pigeon Creek Trail

0.9 miles
The Pigeon Creek Trail runs along an operating port terminal and users of the trail are are protected from the secured industrial terminal by a fence, which runs along side the trail. You will occassionaly catch trains going by but it is relatively ...
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Prairie Line Trail

0.3 miles
The Prairie Line Trail will run through downtown Tacoma along the former Northern Pacific Railroad that was established here in 1873. Tacoma was the terminus of the rail line that stretched all the way to the Great Lakes. The first of three ...
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Preston-Snoqualmie Trail

6.5 miles
This trail rewards users with an interesting view of Snoqualmie Falls after experiencing several miles of western Washington forests. A short series of switchbacks near the mid-point can be a challenge to some users.
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Puyallup Riverwalk Trail

4.1 miles
The Puyallup Riverwalk Trail traces the tree-lined shoreline in northern Puyallup, a few miles southeast of Tacoma. The paved pathway consists of two completed segments with about a mile of residential roadway and sidewalks in between. As you ...
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Rainier Trail

2.5 miles
The Rainier Trail brings trail users from the 11-mile East Lake Sammamish Trail south through downtown Issaquah. The paved trail provides access to a number of recreational, cultural and civic amenities, including a local community center, senior ...
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Redmond Central Connector

1.1 miles
The Redmond Central Connector will one day stretch 4 miles along a former rail line, the Redmond Spur of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Currently, one mile is complete in downtown Redmond from the Bear Creek Trail to the Sammamish ...
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Ruston Way Path

2.53 miles
The delightful Ruston Way Path sits in the Old Town neighborhood of northern Tacoma. Its linear, flat and paved nature make it a cinch for all travelers and it offers lovely views of Commencement Bay, sandy beaches and majestic Mount Rainier. The ...
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Sammamish River Trail

11 miles
The Sammamish River Trail skirts the river that connects Lake Sammamish to Lake Washington. Along the way, enjoy views of the water, the Cascade foothills, and lush wooded areas. It's entirely paved, but a parallel soft-surface trail between ...
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Scott Pierson Trail

5 miles
The Scott Pierson Trail runs parallel to State Route 16 for most of its journey from 25th Street in Tacoma to 24th Street on the southern edge of Gig Harbor. The 5-mile trail is a safe and convenient option for bicyclists and pedestrians to ...
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Seattle Waterfront Pathway

2 miles
The highly urban Seattle Waterfront Pathway is a continuation of the Elliot Bay Trail and carries on south from Broad Street south to South Royal Brougham Way. The trail parallels Alaskan Way along Elliot Bay, past ferry terminals, cruise ship ...
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Ship Canal Trail

1.9 miles
Across the waterway from its big brother (the Burke-Gilman Trail), the Ship Canal Trail runs along the southern edge of the Lake Washington Ship Canal near Seattle Pacific University. The trail links the Burke-Gilman Trail via the Fremont Avenue ...
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Snohomish County Centennial Trail

31.5 miles
The Snohomish County Centennial Trail currently runs for 31.5 miles from Snohomish to the Skagit County line, linking neighborhoods with businesses and shopping districts. The trail provides a pleasant route for commuters and recreationists ...
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Snoqualmie Valley Trail

31.5 miles
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail traverses one of northwest Washington's most beautiful agricultural landscapes, passing through several communities and taking in parks, natural areas and farmland. In addition, the trail incorporates railroad trestles ...
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Soos Creek Trail

6 miles
The Soos Creek Trail travels through heavily wooded forest on a north-south route spanning the eastern edge of the Seattle suburb of Kent. Following the path of its namesake creek, the trail begins just a short distance from scenic Lake Meridian ...
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Soundview Trail

2 miles
The scenic Soundview Trail runs along and through the Chambers Bay public golf course—future site of the U.S. Open in 2015—within Pierce County's Chambers Creek Regional Park. The 2-mile trail links at both ends with the slightly shorter Grandview ...
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Sumner Link Trail

5.1 miles
Sumner Link Trail provides an important connection between the Interurban Trail and the Puyallup Riverwalk Trail. Along the way, the trail follows the White River, offering views of the water, meadows, and farm fields. Note that a portion of ...
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Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail

2.3 miles
The Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail is located in Lake Sylvia State Park north of Montesano on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. The interpretive trail winds through the deep forest and alongside scenic creeks and ponds. The trail follows an old logging ...
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Tolt Pipeline Trail

17.4 miles
The Tolt Pipeline Trail serves as a major connection between Duvall, Washington, and the Sammamish River in Bothell. The trail follows a water pipeline right-of-way and is not recommended for all trail users. The majority of traffic consists ...
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Wallace Falls Railway Trail

3.7 miles
The name "Wallace", after which the falls, river, lake and mountain are named, is Indian in origin named after Sarah "Kwayaylsh". Joe and Sarah "Kwayaylsh", members of the Skykomish Indian Tribe, homesteaded near the present town of Startup ...
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West Campus Trail

1.04 miles
The West Campus Trail provides access from the BPA Trail to Federal Way's West Campus medical centers. The short trail also offers the many surrounding neighborhoods a safe off-street connection to the highlights along the BPA Trail, including ...
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West Tiger Railroad Grade

4 miles
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Woodland Trail

5 miles
The Woodland Trail connects the cities of Olympia and Lacey with a linear trail and park along the abandoned Burlington Northern corridor. The 5 mile long trail connects in the center with the Chehalis Western Trail to form a wonderful network ...
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Yelm-Tenino Trail

14 miles
The Yelm-Tenino Trail runs for nearly 14 miles between the trail's namesake towns, following the old corridor of the Burlington Northern Railroad. The trail also links the community of Rainier, which is near the midpoint. Begin near Yelm City ...
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