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Save the dates! May 23, 24, 25 – Special all-day walks

Our walking friends up north, the Seattle Striders (Seattle Parks & Recreation), have decided to visit the Sunny South (County) for their special annual three days of 10-mile walks. WABI Burien has been assisting with planning for the two Burien walks; the third walk is in Tukwila along the Green River Trail. Although these three walks are not sponsored by WABI, Burien folks are welcome to participate in one, two or all three walks. Does ten miles sound daunting? A walk leader from Seattle Striders reassures that “we take breaks… and we always end with a happy hour!”

Rough map of 3 walks

(The above map gives an approximation of the currently-planned routes for the three walks.
These routes will be finalized and posted on  Seattle Striders’ website before the final walk dates, and will also be available at meeting places on walk days.)

Here’s some information:


Tuesday, May 23, 9:30 am

Burien East – Downtown Burien to Tukwila

Highlights:  Highest point in Burien, SeaTac Botanical Garden,  Historic structures in Tukwila
Meeting Place:  9:30 a.m., Grand Central Bakery, 526 SW 152nd, Burien


Wednesday, May 24, 9:30 am

Green River – Tukwila

Highlights:  Green River Trail, Fort Dent Park, Duwamish Trail
Meeting Place:  9:30 a.m., Costco parking lot, NE corner, 400 Costco Drive, Tukwila


Thursday, May 25, 9:30 am

Burien West – Downtown to Gregory Heights to Seahurst, Return via Chelsea Park

Highlights:  Puget Sound views, Lake Burien Park, Seahurst Park, Burien Community Garden
Meeting Place:  9:30 a.m., Grand Central Bakery, 526 SW 152nd, Burien


Other Information

  • Maps and further information will be available after May 1 on Seattle Striders’ website.
  • Walks start at 9:30 a.m. and end 3:30 – 4:30. Please bring your own lunch and water.
  • Most parking in downtown Burien is only two hours, so plan on using public transportation, parking just outside of the downtown core, or walking to/being dropped off at the meeting spot.

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