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City Hall to Pike Place

Puget Sound and Islands


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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2.5 miles, roundtrip



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The route starts at Seattle City Hall, jogs down to First Avenue and then Western Avenue, goes through the Pike Place Market, goes by several architectural landmark buildings, and returns on Fourth Avenue.

The route features a lot of public art, sites of Seattle history, and stairways. You can see 27 terra cotta walrus heads;the site of the origin of the Great Seattle Fire of 1889; fountains; coffee shops; the Gum Wall; cobblestones; and Seattle's first Art Deco building.

The route is accessible by public transportation.


City Hall to Pike Place

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.6095, -122.3415 Open map in new window


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

City of Seattle and Port of Seattle

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Guidebooks & Maps

Seattle Stairway Walks by Jake Jaramillo and Cathy Jaramillo - Mountaineers Books

Getting There

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This trailhead is accessible by bus! Plan your visit by bus using TOTAGO. Many bus routes serve downtown Seattle.

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City Hall to Pike Place

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