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Sumner Link Trail

Puget Sound and Islands

Location

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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Length

5.5 miles, one-way

Elevation

Rating

3.00 out of 5

 
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 
 

The Sumner Link Trail offers the chance to experience the valley along the White River including river views, wildlife, and native vegetation as well as agriculture and industry. Linking to the Interurban trail and Lakeland Hills Trail on the north and the Foothills trail and river walk to the south, this is also a great commute option. 

Head down to the Sumner Valley to find the Link Trail. This trail is flat grounded with smooth asphalt, and tall trees that surround the trail, which provides a delightful environment for an eight-mile walk or ride. 

While walking down the trail you will have the chance to see the beautiful view and walk side by side to the White River or above it as you walk over the two bridges along the way. One bridge is made out of wood, which gives it an older rustic look. The other bridge is metal and has a grated deck, so take a second to look down as you cross it and watch the water rush below your feet. Depending on the season, you can enjoy watching fisherman in action up and downstream. In the fall, during the fish runs, it’s a perfect time for families who may have younger or older fishing enthusiasts to come and enjoy the trail as it’s easy access to the river.

If entering from the south side make sure you have your workout clothes on because the trail has workout equipment stations along the way. Along the trail you will come across benches if you need to take a rest, picnic tables to enjoy a peaceful lunch, and trashcans and bathrooms to use. This trail is friendly to all and big enough take your dog for a walk or teach your child to ride a bike. Along a few different point of the trail there are also signs that give you a background of the trail, there are also tall boards that keep people updated with what is going on in Sumner and the surrounding areas.

This trail offers the chance to get outside and enjoy river view, wildlife, native vegetation and agriculture without having to go way up into the mountains.

 

Sumner Link Trail

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.2007, -122.2531 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

City of Sumner

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Getting There

From Highway 167 north or south: exit to Highway 410 and take the first exit for Traffic Avenue. At the light, turn left onto Traffic Avenue. Turn left on State Street (second light) and follow State Street all the way to its dead end. Public parking offers a place to park and quickly access the adjacent Sumner Link Trail.

From Highway 410 east: take the Traffic Avenue exit. At the light, turn left onto Traffic Avenue. Turn left on State Street (first light) and follow State Street all the way to its dead end. Public parking offers a place to park and quickly access the adjacent Sumner Link Trail.

From Highway 167 north or south: exit 24th Street and head east on 24th Street into Sumner. As the street curves to the right, take the left-hand turn to continue on 24th Street. The street will dead-end at the trail and river about a block east of the curve. Street parking is available, and the trail is immediately adjacent.

There is also street parking available on 16th Street, eight blocks north of 24th. To access, exit onto 24th Street and travel east. Turn left onto 140th Avenue East and travel eight blocks. Turn right onto 16th Street and continue east until the road dead-ends at the trail.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 

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