Historic Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is one of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods with many buildings dating from the late 1800’s.  It is a diverse community that is home to many of the city’s treasured cultural and historic sights.  This walk begins in Volunteer Park, home to the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Conservatory, and explores historic neighborhoods with stately houses.  You will pass through the Harvard-Belmont Landmark District and the vibrant core of Capitol Hill.  Historic and cultural sighs include:  Seattle Central College, the Frye Art Museum, Seattle’s Health Care community and Seattle University including the famous St. Ignatius Chapel.


Distance & Trail Rating:  5K and 10K.  Rating:  1A.

Start Location and Directions:  Registration for this event is only available through the AVA Online Start Box.  For registration information, go to ava.org, or try this link.  Once you’ve registered online, the address for the Start Location and driving directions will be available for you to download.

Walk Hours:  Dawn to dusk, daily.

Amenities:  Restrooms: yes  |  Pets: yes  |  Strollers: medium  |  Wheelchairs: no

AVA Special Programs:  Mayflower – 400th Anniversary.  Rockin’ Around the Clock.

ESVA Special Programs:  Frontline Heroes (Delivery Services, Essential Services, Medical Facilities, Sustenance Providers).

Contact:  Diane Troyer (206) 388-8555

AVA Walk Sanction Number:  Y3037