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4 Easy In-Town Trail Runs in Seattle, Washington

If you're looking for a quick after-work trail run, consider these four in-town Seattle parks.

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The city of Seattle is perfectly situated for convenient access to epic trail runs throughout the low foothills of the Issaquah Alps, the nearby Cascades, and even the Olympics. But what if you don’t have time to drive out of the city? Tucked beneath the tall trees of Seattle’s in town parks, you’ll find twisty networks of singletrack that are perfect for after-work trail runs!

While Seattle is filled with beautiful parks, the four best parks for in-town trail running are featured in this guidebook: Ravenna Park, Discovery Park, Bridle Trails State Park, and Carkeek Park.

Looking for more of a challenge? Check out this guidebook of the best sub-half marathon trail runs near Seattle.

Source: ClubNorthwest.org

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