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Level: Beginner
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +259/252 ft
Total: 34 riders
 

Mountain Biking Fort Steilacoom Park

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#202 of 1,206 mountain bike trails in Washington
#10,733 in the world

This trail is recommend just for simple ride, training, family gathering, etc. not a full blast fun trail lol.
A 7-mile natural surface trail and a one-mile loop wind through this park in Lakewood.
At 340 acres, Fort Steilacoom Park is the largest park in Lakewood and provides a diverse mix of active and passive recreation. It features an expansive and scenic trail system traversing through woods and hills, looping around Waughop Lake, connecting to the Pierce College campus, and offering impressive views of the Puget Sound and Western State Hospital. This regional park has four developed baseball fields. The park also offers a number of partially developed softball and soccer fields and some playground equipment.

First added by Rodeogirl73 on Jul 21, 2008. Last updated May 9, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
8813 Waughop Lake Loop Lakewood, Washington 98498 Directions: From I-5 northbound: Take exit 125 Turn left onto Bridgeport Way and go north crossing 100th street SW and Gravelly Lake Drive. Turn left on Steilacoom Blvd. Travel about 1.2 miles and turn left onto 87th Avenue SW. Turn right immediately into the park. From I-5 southbound Take exit 129 (72nd Street) and turn west onto 74th Street which becomes Custer Drive in 2.3 miles. Turn right on 88th Street SW whichj becomes Steilacoom Blvd. Turn left on 87th Avenue SW Then turn right immediately into the park. Then turn left and head towards to the back of Steilacoom Park, near the old red barn type buildings. You'll see a gravel parking lot on your left hand side, look for the yellow gate and pick a trail!
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  • snoltz
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    Meh, lots of trails start and stop. Down limbs.

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  • Josh L   ✓ supporter
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    One of my new local trails... I had fun for what the trail is. Could definitely use some love from a local group or bike shop to add some trail markings or create a map but there is good potential for fun here if you're just looking to get out after work and get a quick 5 - 10 miles in.

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  • JamisDakarXamRider
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    There are numerous trails all the way around the lake. There was some construction at the top of the hill near a school or something. There is a long descent to pick up some speed and launch into an open grass area. I haven't been there in a while, but it was a fun ride. The trails are pretty clean from people walking their dogs. I have seen the occasional horse as well. Be courteous of the walkers and their animals. Slow down when any people are near by and be respectful, clean up after yourself.

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