Map of bike paths / walking paths in Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area, WA


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in the Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area

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Seattle-Tacoma, Washington

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Seattle - Bellvue




Regional Trails

Seattle and Tacoma are located on Puget Sound area of the western side of the State of Washington. This is the largest urbanized area in the state with one of the largest port areas on the West Coast and one of the fastest growing cities in the west. It is close to the border with Canada and you can catch ferries to take you up to Vancouver, British Columbia. It is also a very beautiful area with views of Mt. Rainier to the southeast and all the lovely scenery along the waterfront.

The various communities that exist in the Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area incude: Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Kirkland, Shoreline, Woodinville, Redmond, Sammamish, Mercer Island, Federal Way, Auburn, Puyallup, Milton, Lakewood,  and Kent.

The Seattle-Tacoma area offers much in the way of outdoor recreation. This area also has many recreational trails for getting around, sight-seeing and access to parks and areas that you would never see from a car window. You can use the trails to commute about town, experience the forest or the wetland estuaries or just to enjoy all the beautiful views of the waterfront and the Olympic Peninsula.

Regional Recreational Trails in the Seattle-Tacoma-Redmond Metro Area

The chart below lists many of the major recreational trails in the Seattle Metro area. Trail names in red will link to a map and article for that particular trail.

Trail names in red are links to a map and description for that specific trail.

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520 Bike & Pedestrian Trail 11 paved Seattle, Medina, Bellevue, Redmond
Alki Trail 5.3 paved Seattle
Burke-Gilman Trail 12.8 paved Seattle, Lake Forest Partk, Bothell
Cedar River Trail 17.3 paved / unpaved Renton, Maple Valley, Ravensdale
Cheshiahud Union Lake Loop 5.5 paved Seattle
Chief Sealth Trail 4.5 paved Seattle
Cross Kirkland Corridor 5.8 unpaved Kirkland
Discovery Park Loop Trail 2.6 paved Seattle
Duwamish Trail 2.8 paved Seattle
East Lake Sammamish Trail  11 paved Sammamish
East Side Rail Corridor - Bellevue 1 paved Bellvue
East Side Rail Corridor - Newcastle/Renton 4 paved Newcastle, Renton
Elliott Bay Trail 5.5 paved Downtown Seattle
Foothills Trail 25 paved Puyallup, Orting, South Prairie, Enumclaw
Green River Trail 19 paved Kent, Tukwila
Interurban Trail (North)  20 paved Seattle, Shoreline, Edmonds, Everett
Interurban Trail (South) 14.7 paved Tuckwila, Orilla, Kent, Auburn, Algona, Pacific
Lake Youngs Trail 9 paved Renton
Mountains-to-Sound Trail 8 paved Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellvue
North Creek Trail  5 paved Woodinville, Bothell
Sammammish River Trail 10.9 paved Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell
Snoqualmie Valley Trail 31.5 unpaved Duvall, Novelty, Carnation, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Riverbend, Edgewick
Soos Creek Trail 5.8 paved East Hill Meridian, Kent, Covington
South Ship Canal Trail  2 paved Seattle
Tolt Pipeline Trail 9.4 unpaved Bothell, Cottage Lake, Woodinville


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about recreational trails for bike riding, walking and running in the Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area, Washington.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in the State of Washington

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Washington.