Arboretum Waterfront Trail

East Montlake Park, Washington

Distance0.5mi
Elevation Gain56ft
Trailhead Elevation29ft
Top29ft
Elevation Min/Max17/29ft
Elevation Start/End29/29ft

Arboretum Waterfront Trail

Arboretum Waterfront Trail is a hiking trail in Seattle, Washington. It is within Washington Park Arboretum and East Montlake Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 29 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 56 feet. The Marsh Island wetland can be seen along the trail. There is also a wetland along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Foster Point Trail.

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Seattle (Falcon Guides)
Allen Cox
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"A ship canal slices Seattle in half, connecting Puget Sound to Lake Washington. At the lake end of the canal, the Arboretum Waterfront Trail follows the marshy shoreline across two islands with views across Union Bay to the University of Washington and Husky Stadium. It is part of a larger network of trails through the 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum and offers an up-close glimpse of marshland flora and fauna, making this easy trail a hit with wildlife photographers." Read more
Best Dog Hikes Washington (Falcon Guides)
Lisa Wogan
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"A ship canal slices Seattle in half, connecting Puget Sound to Lake Washington. At the lake end of the canal, the Arboretum Waterfront Trail follows the marshy shoreline across two islands with views across Union Bay to the University of Washington and Husky Stadium. It is part of a larger network of trails through the 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum and offers an up-close glimpse of marshland flora and fauna, making this easy trail a hit with wildlife photographers." Read more

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Trail Information

East Montlake Park
Nearby City
East Montlake Park
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Washington Park Arboretum, University of Washington; (206) 543-8800; www.depts.washington.edu/wpa
Local Contacts
USGS Seattle North E; Seattle street map
Local Maps

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Dec 2018