Arboretum/Madison Park

Arboretum/Madison Pk

Distance – Trail Ratings:  6/10K – 2B

Description: 10K – Walk through the Madison Park community along Lake Washington passing some great viewpoints of the Cascades and Mt Rainier, Lake Washington, and the Eastside,and then walk thru and enjoy the Washington Park Arboretum.  Many buildings of interest on this walk, including Pioneer Hall on the lake, the Seattle Tennis Club, the Russian Consulate, and others.   6K walkers will enjoy the Arboretum after walking to it. The Arboretum is open dawn to dusk; the Red Apple Market is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Amenities:     Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

AVA Special Programs:  Cities in Song, Fraternal Organization, Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Volcanoes, Walk the USA – Street by Street, Walking America’s Ports of Call, You’ll Never Walk Alone

Washington Challenges: Restaurants:  Asian, European, American

Start Times:     Arboretum is open dawn to dusk; store opens at 7 a.m.

Location:     Bert’s Red Apple Market, 1801 41st Avenue East, Seattle, WA  Start box is in small cabinet to immediate right of door.

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Start Point / Driving Directions:  1801 41st Avenue East, Seattle. From I-5 NB exit onto Madison Street eastbound (away from downtown). Go 2.8 miles to 41st East. The store is on the left. From I-5 SB take Montlake Blvd exit, and then the Montlake offramp. Right on Montlake, left on Interlake, Right on Lk Washington Blvd,and then left on Madison. Do not park in the store lot; there is plenty of parking on neighborhood streets.

Awards & Fees:     IVV Credit Only

Comments:     Restrooms along the route but not at the start/finish point. Carry water. Wheelchair and strollers will have difficulty and will need to find some alternate routes.

No award. Credit only is $3. Free walkers welcome but must register and carry start card

Contact:     Mike Nagan (206) 851-2101