Mima Falls Trail

flower growing out of a tree stump at Mima Falls

Moderate 5-mile hike with a couple of challenging hills for kids. The trail is multi-use, so you will see folks on horseback and on mountain bikes. Plenty of wildlife, bridges, and water features to keep kids engaged. We planned for lunch at the falls, which I highly recommend. There’s only one picnic table, so bring […]

Four Cedars Trail

Giant Douglas Fir ad Cedar Tree at Four Cedars Trail

Recommend hitting the most challenging part of this trail upfront by heading uphill and counterclockwise. This provides your kids an offramp when you come to the intersection with Twin Creeks Trail, QT Marker 6, .9 miles into the trail. If you take on the entire trail, you will encounter a few hills as you make […]

Discovery Park Loop Trail

lighthouse at Discovery Park in Seattle

3-mile loop in Seattle’s Discovery Park with the additional hike to the lighthouse.  Trail is marked well with posts to help avoid confusion in the spiderweb of trails within the park. Mom tip: Start at Visitor’s Center and work counterclockwise to end the hike near the playground.