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Sunset Hill Park

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area
47.6832, -122.4005 Map & Directions
0.25 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
90 feet
Highest Point
290 feet
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Shilshole Marina visible from Sunset Hill Park. Photo by Dream Delay. Full-size image
  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids

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A small park tucked into the Crown Hill neighborhood of Ballard. Continue reading

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Hiking Sunset Hill Park

Sunset Hill Park offers stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Appropriately named, the panorama from this park is best enjoyed at sunset, though a visit any time of day can be pleasant. 

Popular with folks in the neighborhood, you will likely have company here at this small park, including runners stopping for a breather and to take in the view, kids, dogs, and visitors like you. Bring a coat -- being on a bluff overlooking the water, the wind can be chilly up here any time of year. 

A panoramic map identifies the mountains on the horizon in front of you, and points out several interesting facts about the area. Once you've got your fill of the view on the horizon, look down. There you'll see the boats in Shilshole Bay Marina, one of the West Coast's largest marinas. 

Sunset Hill Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.6832, -122.4005 Open in Google Maps

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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

Sunset Hill Park is found on a bluff in the Crown Hill neighborhood, just west of 34th Ave W. 

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Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area

City of Seattle

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