University of Washington

January 2 – December 31
Credit Only Event
10K 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:
AVA: Bridges, Water Fountain, City Park, US Post Office, Volcanoes, Ports of Call,Fraternal Organizations, Cities in Song, Never Walk Alone, Flag, Lakes, National Register.
ESVA: Restaurants: AM, AS, EU, MX;  Womb to Tomb:  Birth, School, Vows.

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

This walk begins and finishes on the Burke-Gilman Trail, a former railroad right-of- way, but the beautiful campus of the University of Washington is the main attraction. Enjoy the diversity of architecture styles, the grounds and gardens, and the spectacular view of Mt. Rainier from the Drumheller Fountain and Frosh Pond. Stop for coffee or tea on “The Ave”.  Walk is okay for strollers, very difficult for wheelchairs.

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. Please do not park in store lot. Metro #26, which runs from 3rd Avenue downtown, will get you to N. 35th and Wallingford Ave N., which is one block from the start.