Explore neighborhoods, parks and trails on some of the best walking routes in our City. Designed for adults ages 50+ but open to all ages and abilities, each walk is led by a Volunteer Walk Leader and all walks are free. No need to sign up, just show up at the meetup location and we'll take care of the rest!  Friendly dogs on a leash are welcome to join.

2019 Walk Leaders Wanted

We are seeking new volunteer walk leaders to join our Shoreline Walks team. Walks run from April - November. If you know of great walking routes around our city and would like to lead a group walk, please contact Marianne Johnson, Recreation Specialist at mjohnson@shorelinewa.gov, (206) 801-2638.

Volunteer Information and Proposal Form

2019 Walk Schedule

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 9:30am
King’s Garden & Echo Lake Walk + Dahlia Show
Come take an easy morning walk and then visit the Puget Sound Dahlia Show at Sky Nursery. We’ll walk from Sky Nursery through neighborhoods to King’s Garden and then back via the interurban trail. Dahlia Show is Free.
Walk is approximately 2 miles / 1.5 hours
Walk Rating: Easy
Meet at: Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave N. (Parking lot next to Aurora/Hwy 99)

Million Step Challenge Walks *Special Events!*
Join walk leaders Theresa and Melissa for some fun 2-3 mile group walks around Paramount School Park and the surrounding neighborhood as part of Shoreline’s Million Step Challenge. The Million Step Challenge is a free community fitness competition to challenge us all to walk more during the month of September. Join us on a walk and log your totals in our Million Step Challenge “Step Tracker”. In partnership with the Ridgecrest Neighborhood Association.
Walks are Approximately 2-3 miles in length / 2 hours
Walk Rating: Moderately Easy (Strollers and well behaved dogs on leash welcome)
Meet at: Paramount School Park parking lot, 15300 8th Ave NE.
Walk Dates:
Walk & Chat – Tuesday, September 3rd, 6:00pm (opening event, meets at picnic shelter)
Walk & Chat - Monday, September 9th, 6:00pm
Walk & Chat - Monday, September 16th, 6:00pm
Walk & Chat - Monday, September 23rd, 6:00pm
Walk & Chat - Monday, September 30th, 6:00pm


Saturday, September 7th,2019 10:00am
Ridgecrest Neighborhood Walk
Explore the Ridgecrest Neighborhood from the north to south end, visiting both Paramount and Northcrest Park. Walk meets at the east side parking lot of Paramount School Park on 10th Ave.
Walk is approximately 3.2 miles / 2 hours
Walk Rating: Moderate (Hills)
Meet at: Paramount School Park (East Parking Lot on 10th Ave & NE 155th St.)
Walk Leader: Dan

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 10:00am
Shoreline Community College Walk
Details coming soon!

Saturday, October 12th, 2019 10:00am
Hillwood & Crista Walk
Let’s meet at Hillwood Park and take a loop through the neighborhood including Einstein Middle School campus and Crista.
Walk is approximately 3 miles / 2 hours
Walk Rating: Moderate
Meet at: Hillwood Park, 19001 3rd Ave NW
Walk Leader: Dan

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 10:00am
Richmond Beach Neighborhood Walk
Walk through the Richmond Beach neighborhood with a side visit to the Kruckeberg Garden.
Walk is approximately 2.5 miles / 2 hours
Walk Rating: Moderate (steep hills)
Meet at: Richmond Beach Congregational Church, Rear parking lot. (15th NE and NW 195th St.)
Walk Leader: Dan