The Hiker Mama

Camp Long

Distance: There are about 1.6 miles of trails in the park.

Elevation Gain: It’s about 240 feet from top to bottom.

Season: Year-round

Directions: From I-5, south of downtown Seattle, take the exit for the West Seattle Bridge. Cross over the bridge, stay on Fauntleroy, and at the first light turn left on 35th Ave. SW. Drive 0.8 miles to Dawson St. Take a left there and you will enter the park.

Description: This 68-acre park has one of the few groves of old growth forest left in the city. Trails wind around cabins, a ropes course, and ponds. There are even rocks to climb on!

Links: Read more about the history of the park on the WTA site.  Print out trail maps from the Seattle Parks website.


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