Circumnavigate Lake Union on Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop. This multi-use path skirts the waterfront and connects Fremont and Wallingford with South Lake Union. It’s ideal for a distance run or a leisurely bike ride.
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Take a 35-minute ferry ride to Bainbridge Island, where Bloedel Reserve’s* 12 gorgeous gardens make for one incredible stroll past a Japanese Garden, Moss Garden, and Bird Marsh.
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If your lungs start to burn while climbing the 4,000 feet of Mailbox Peak, just remember the reward at the top: a mailbox (there’s a summit log inside, but you never know what else you’ll find) and spectacular views of Mount Rainier and the Middle Fork Valley.
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Rattlesnake Ledge is the Goldilocks of trails—challenging enough to be a bit of a workout and spectacular enough to feel worth the effort, it affords just-right views of Rattlesnake Lake below and peaks on the horizon.
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