Seattle Waterfront Pathway

Washington

Seattle Waterfront Pathway Facts

States: Washington
Counties: King
Length: 2 miles
Trail end points: Broad Street and South Royal Brougham Way (Seattle)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6055796
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Seattle Waterfront Pathway Description

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 docks, restaurants, the aquarium, and a park. It's a great place for watching cruise ships in this vibrant city.

Parking and Trail Access

Metered parking is available along local streets. From Interstate 5 take Alaskan Way and look for parking. Myrtle Edwards Park (on the north end) has limited parking. You can also take Metro Transit.

Seattle Waterfront Pathway Reviews

Major construction along the Seattle waterfront obliterates the trail. It will probably be another 5 years before the sea wall replacement, the 99 tunnel, and the tear down of the viaduct are finished and the trail is restored. Currently there are hard to see detours and pedestrian only paths.

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