Bridle Trails State Park
Locally known as the “wilderness in the city”
Bridle Trails is truly a park in an urban setting and
despite being bounded on all sides by interstate or
housing, Bridle Trails still manages to have a bit of
wilderness flair. An interesting fact about this unique
area is that Bridle Trails was the first park west of the
exclusively for equestrian use.
In addition of over 23 miles of trails you'll find several arenas, ample parking, water for your horses and restrooms. There are three main trails (Raven, Trillium, and Coyote) which are wide and smooth enough to accommodate carts. For horseback riders, the remaining 17 miles of secondary trails makes up the vast majority of riding options.
Read More about Bridle Trails State Park in this TrailBlazer Magazine Article
Bridle Trails State Park at a Glance
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- This is a very popular park so be prepared for company
on the trails.
- Most summer weekends find the park hosting horse shows
- Land Manager = Washington State Parks
- A Discover Pass is required
- Bicycles are not allowed in the park
- No camping - This is a day use only park
Take exit #17 off of I-405. At end of off-ramp, turn right and head south on 116th Ave. NE. At four-way stop, continue straight ahead. The park entrance is located at the first opening in the trees on the left.
Take exit #17 off of I-405. At end of off-ramp, turn right and cross over freeway. At the first light, turn right again. Head south on 116th Ave. NE. At the four-way stop, continue straight ahead. The park entrance is located at the first opening in the trees on your left .
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