Distance: A 1.6-mile self-guided interpretive trail is a small part of the 28 miles of trails you’ll have to explore.
Elevation Gain: Trails are flat to gently sloping.
Description: Though this park is well known for its horse shows and equestrian trails, hikers have a lot to enjoy here, too. This 482-acre park sits right next to I-405 in Kirkland, and provides deep forest hiking in the city. Hikers will find many birds and other animals in this urban oasis. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed. Bicycles are not allowed. Horses have the right of way on all trails.
Directions: From I-405 Northbound: Exit freeway at Exit #17 (NE 70th St.). Turn right at end of freeway exit onto 116th Ave. NE. At NE 60th St. stop sign, continue straight ahead. Park entrance is on the left hand side of the road.
From I-405 Southbound: Exit freeway at Exit #17 (NE70th St.) Turn right at end of freeway exit onto NE 70th St. At light, turn right onto 116th Ave. NE. At NE 60th St. stop sign, continue straight ahead. Park entrance is on the left hand side of the road. You’ll need a Discover Pass to park.
Links: Read the State Park web page. Read the Bridle Trails Park Foundation web site. Download a trail map.