2016 Summer Walking Tours

Join us for monthly walking tours in Seattle’s Olmsted parks and start your weekend with a dose of beauty, nature, and history! Appropriate for all ages and lasting approximately 2 hours. Contact friends@seattleolmsted.org for more information about specific tours.

July 9th
Colman Park
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Meet at the parking lot at the base of Colman Park (access from Lake Washington Boulevard).

August 20th
Magnolia Blvd 
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meet at the parking lot on Magnolia Blvd W near Howe St.

September 17th
Woodland Park
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meet at the parking lot near the Woodland Park Lawn Bowling area.
*This is the FSOP annual meeting, please join us for potluck lunch after the tour in Shelter #4 (up the hill from the Woodland Park Lawn Bowling building).

color photo of six individuals standing under arbor on a sunny day. All are facing to the right, apparently at someone off-camera.
Washington Park Tour, 2015.

2014 Walking Tour Schedule

Our walking tours are free and open to the public. There is no need to register, just meet us at the starting point at 10:00 a.m. This year we hope to continue on to nearby coffee shops to continue the conversation started on the tour while we rest our feet. Email FSOP at friends@seattleolmsted.org if you have any questions.

Hope to see you there!

2014 Schedule

May 17th
Schmitz Park
Meet at the intersection of 58th Ave. SW and SW Stevens St., near Alki Elementary.

June 21st
Hiawatha Playfield
Meet at the park entrance near Walnut Ave. SW and SW Forest St.

August 16th
Colman Park and Mt. Baker Park
Meet at parking lot near intersection of Lakeside Ave. S and Lake Washington Blvd. S.

September 20th
Lakeview Park
Meet at the intersection of E Harrison St. and Lake Washington Blvd. E.

Black and white photo of school-age kids playing, standing and sitting on lawn interspersed with trees.
Hiawatha Park, 1925. Photo by Asahel Curtis. Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives, 64050.

Site Footer

Olmsted 200. Celebrating Parks for All People

We are a proud partner of the Olmsted 200 campaign, a nationwide bicentennial birthday celebration of the democratic values and enduring influence of the visionary American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Join the celebration at Olmsted200.org