WALK THIS WAY: Alki Beach & Schmitz Preserve, June 15, 2019

WALK THIS WAY: Alki Beach & Schmitz Preserve, June 15, 2019

Come walk with us! We lead small groups of walkers through Seattle neighborhoods. They are interesting, free and fun!

Our next walk kicks off summer as we explore Alki Beach and Schmitz Preserve. This urban beach walk takes us along Elliot Bay with beautiful views of the Olympic mountains and Seattle skyline. It feels like a California beach town…

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Dahlias in full bloom at Volunteer Park

Dahlias in full bloom at Volunteer Park

This is a beautiful Seattle park for fall walks, picnics and exploring. (A favorite for runners, too.) It's located in the Capital Hill neighborhood near 15th--a hip street lined with cool eateries, pubs and coffee houses, making it a perfect place for a morning Sunday walk, followed by brunch or coffee! Volunteer Park also has a wonderful conservatory. So go when you can, and savor every step as you explore this wonderful park.

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April 22 is Earth Day: Seven simple things you can do

April 22 is Earth Day: Seven simple things you can do

Today, more than ever, ongoing sustainability efforts are critical to keep our great big earth healthy. And there are many easy things we can do to support this effort. But before we support anything, the first step is always feeling a natural connection with it. So here are some easy ways to grow your connection with nature on Earth Day or any day.

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Explore a park this SPRING

Explore a park this SPRING

I just got back from a few days in the Columbia Gorge, one of the most lush natural areas in the Pacific Northwest.

I returned home believing that exploring a park or some other natural area might be the next best thing you can do for yourself this spring. Here is a bit of description about our recent excursion to the Columbia Gorge. 

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11 ways to embrace spring

11 ways to embrace spring

Spring is so invigorating. The season is naturally filled with signs of birth, renewal, and newness. You can't help but feel inspired to try something new. Change things up. Get outside. Start that new outdoor project. Here are eleven spring experiences to get your creativity flowing.

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Seattle City Walk - Madison Park on March 6, 2016

Come walk with us! We are leading free urban nature walks around Seattle. We've got a new walk planned for Madison Park on March 6, 2016. 

Description:

This urban nature walk takes in all of the upscale beauty and charm of the Madison Park neighborhood. You'll get great views of Lake Washington, a look at the eclectic mix of shops and restaurants that border Madison avenue and a nice walk through this peaceful neighborhood of beautiful homes with amazing landscapes.

Our walking trail parallels Lake Washington, heading south from Madison Park to Madrona Park. It's about 4 miles round trip. Depending on our pace and stops along the way, it will take approximately 2.5 hours. The terrain is mostly asphalt, so wear comfy walking shoes. 

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