Shoreline Walks this week: Boeing Creek park and Hamlin park

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Boeing Creek Park
Photo by Lien Titus
There are two special walks planned for this week as part of the City of Shoreline’s Shoreline Walks Community Walking Program.

Join walk leader Ginger on an Interpretive Plant Walk through Boeing Creek Park and Thursday evening or join walk leader Alice on a Sunday morning walk through the trails of Hamlin Park. 

Both walks are free and led by a volunteer walk leader. No need to sign up, just show up and enjoy these free group walks. More information here.

Walk Details

Thursday, July 12th, 2018 A) 6-7pm, and/or B) 7-8:15pm
Boeing Creek Interpretive Plant Walk
This is a two part walk, you can participate on one or both of the walks depending on your ability level and interest. Open to all ages, with youth encouraged to participate. Parent signature required for waiver. No bathroom on site. Walk Leader: Ginger

Plant Walk A : 6:00-7:00pm
A gentle pace with lots of stops to share about plants.
Walk is approximately 3/4 miles / 1 hour
Walk Rating: Easy (with some slopes and uneven ground, very little elevation change)
Meet at: Boeing Creek Park Entrance on NW 175th St. (between 6th Ave & 3rd Ave NW) (park on road) Note: location may not be as easy to find as it sounds, map ahead or allow extra time.

Plant Walk B : 7:00-8:15pm
We traverse up and down the wooded ravine trails of Boeing Creek Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, trails are uneven and rugged. Stream side trails and crossings are unpredictable. Wet feet are a possibility. The far reach of this WALK is a Native Plant Restoration Site in progress.
Walk is approximately 2 miles / 1.25 hours
Walk Rating: Difficult (uneven ground, elevation changes, slippery when wet, loose soil in places)
Meet at: Boeing Creek Park Entrance on NW 175th St. (between 6th Ave & 3rd Ave NW) (park on road) Note: location may not be as easy to find as it sounds, map ahead or allow extra time.

Hamlin Park
Photo by Janet Way
Sunday, July 15th, 2018 9:00am RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY
Hamlin Park Trails Walk

Join a summer morning walk in Hamlin park. Enjoy the fresh green forested trails of this the local gem of a park. Rain or Shine.
Walk is approximately 1.75 miles / 1 hr
Walk Rating: Moderate (bumpy trails, some hills)
Meet at: Hamlin Park, 160th St. 2nd parking lot on left. (by picnic shelter)
Walk Leader: Alice







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