Fremont Ship Canal

January 2 – December 31
Credit Only Event
6K, 10K, or 13K. Rated 1A
Point of Contact:
Dave Madsen
(206) 789-1960
Email: Dave Madsen
Start Point:
Fisheries Supply Co.
1900 N. Northlake Way, Seattle
NOTE: Store actually fronts on N. 34th St.
The walkbox is a wood file cabinet just inside the door on your left as you enter.

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AVA Special Programs and Wash. St. Challenges: Bridges, Honoring Flag, Volcanoes, City Park, Port of Call, Ice Cream Parlor (13konly)

ESVA:  Womb to Tomb: Vows. Whiskey/Vino/Brew: all three.

Event Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 9 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Closed major holidays.

This walk is through Gasworks Park, into and through Fremont (“the center of the universe”) with its world famous sculptures of the Troll (beneath the Aurora Bridge), Waiting for the Interurban, and Vladimir Lenin. Walk on both sides of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, returning along the Burke Gilman Trail.   6 and 13 K routes head via Fremont to and along the south side of the Canal; the 13 K option continues all the way to the Hiram Chittenden Locks, fish ladder, and historic Ballard before linking up with the last leg of the 10 K route.


From I-5 North or Southbound, take exit 169/NE 45th Street.  Turn West onto NE 45th to Meridian Ave. N.  Turn left onto Meridian and proceed downhill to 34th. Fisheries Supply faces N 34th.  Turn onto 34th for the best on-street parking.

Park on Meridian or Burke below 34th or in Gasworks Park lots.  Please do not park in store lot.  Continue with bus info.

METRO: From downtown take #26 “East Green Lake” to Wallingford Ave. N. and N. 35th St.  Walk one block south to N. 34th – Fisheries Supply will be across N. 34th.