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Leschi Park

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area
47.6007, -122.2856 Map & Directions
Length
0.5 miles of trails
Elevation Gain
150 feet
Highest Point
200 feet
Turtle sunning itself on Lake Washington. Photo by wafflesnfalafel. Full-size image
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Lakes

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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See some sequoias and stare out over Lake Washington at Leschi Park. The 18-acre park was named after Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe. Continue reading

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Hiking Leschi Park

See some sequoias and stare out over Lake Washington at Leschi Park. The 18-acre park was named after Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe. The network of trails will take you through the park and to the adjoining Frink Park.

Hike Description Written by
Claudia Lopez, WTA Community

Leschi Park

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6007, -122.2856 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From downtown Seattle, take I-90 east and get off at the exit for Dearborn St. Continue on S Dearborn Street for a little over half a mile. Take a left onto Rainier Ave S, then a right onto S Lane St and a left onto 16th Ave S. Follow 16th Ave S for about 0.3 mile before turning right onto E Yesler Way.

Continue on E Yelser Way for about a mile. Then, take a left at 32nd Ave, and after about 200 feet, continue on as 32nd Ave becomes Lake Dell Ave. In around 0.3 mile, keep to the right as Lake Dell Ave becomes E Alder St. Continue on E Alder St for approximately 0.2 mile, then take a right onto Lk Washington Blvd. In a little over 300 feet, continue straight onto Lakeside Ave. Leschi Park will be on the left after about 0.2 mile. 

TAKE TRANSIT

This trailhead is accessible by bus! Plan your visit by bus using TOTAGO, or consult the schedule for King County Metro route number 27.

The Route 27 will take you to the Lakeside Ave S & E Yesler Way stop which is within a five minute walk to the park.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area

City of Seattle

Guidebooks & Maps

rban Trails - Seattle (Craig Romano - Mountaineers Books)

Discovering Seattle Parks: A Local’s Guide (Westerlind – Mountaineers Books)

Friends of Frink Park Map: http://www.frinkpark.org/

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