St. Edwards State Park offers more than 7 miles of meandering forest and waterfront trail, which can be combined to create a scenic and challenging workout. The trails traverse up and down the high bank of the waterfront, meeting fairly level connector trails at the shore and along the bluff.
The park land has been logged, was privately owned for a time as a country home, and was then sold to the Archdiocese of Seattle, which ran St. Edwards and St. Thomas Seminary (now Bastyr University). Finally the land was sold to the state for a park.
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