The Emerald City Wanderers
Seattle, Washington

We are a walking club which hosts non-competitive walking events for fun, fitness, and friendship.  We’re a Seattle-based chapter of America’s Walking Club, and we’re known as the “Holiday Club” because we host organized walking events on or near holidays – New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Halloween.   We also offer many self-guided year-round-walks in Seattle.


Join us for our next event!

Fourth of July

Celebrate the 4th with a walk in a Duwamish neighborhood that dates back for many centuries.  This walk will visit a traditional Duwamish village site, later occupied by European settlers; a portion of the West Duwamish Greenbelt; and the Pigeon Point
Neighborhood of West Seattle.  Enjoy scenic views of the city and of the Duwamish River, and walk through a portion of the West Duwamish Greenbelt.

Start Location:
Pathfinder K-8 School
1901 SW Genesee St.
Seattle, WA  98106
GPS coordinates: 47.563253, -122.35794
See below for driving directions.

Date and Time:
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Registration:  8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

Driving Directions:
From I-5, take West Seattle/Spokane Exit and cross West Seattle bridge.  Take first exit to the right, Delridge Ave, and stay in left lane.  At first stoplight, turn left on Andover, and go up hill.  Right on 21st SW, and left on SW Genesee.  School is on the right.

THIS IS A GUIDED OR MAP WALK.  Allow time to register.  Start is between 8:45 and 9:30.  Dogs are welcome – leash and clean-up laws apply.  Carry water and use sun protection.  Not suitable for strollers.

AVA:  Par for the Course
ESVA:  Strolling Along the Rivers, On the Road Again – Holiday or New to Me, That’s Entertainment – Culture


Next Membership Meeting:

Join us for our next membership meeting.  All are welcome!  We meet monthly on the second Thursday.  Our next meeting will be at the Great American Diner restaurant in West Seattle.  (In order for us to reserve their private room, the restaurant asks that attendees order an entrée from the menu.  Here is a link to their menu.).

Thursday, August 8, 2024
Meeting starts at 7:00
Arrive at 6:30 to order dinner

Great American Diner
4752 California Ave. SW
Seattle, WA  98116

For questions, send a note to Mike

NOTE – There will be no meeting in July.  We will pick up our regular schedule of meetings again, starting in August.


Take one of our Walking Challenges:

LIGHT RAIL WALKS CHALLENGE PROGRAM:  Beginning in 2019 we joined with several other clubs to sponsor the Light Rail Challenge, which features walks originating from Light Rail stations from Angle Lake to the UW.  Details: Light Rails Challenge

NATIONAL PARK ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL PROGRAM: In 2016, the National Park Service celebrated its Centennial – 100 Years!  The Emerald City Wanderers club sponsors an AVA Special Program to honor that Centennial.  More details here.