The Meadowdale beach is located in 6026 156th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98026, USA. This amazing beach park is settled on an area over 108 acres. Meadowdale beach encompasses salty fresh water having every kind of fishes swimming around. Weather in Meadowdale usually stays pleasant hence making a complete picnic day for families and friends. The beach is scenic with 95 acre saltwater and woodland park.
People can fully enjoy their day at this beach where they get plenty of options from feasting around to hiking through magnificent forest mountain trails.
Park offers forest hikes and nature trails. You hike through old forest and lush ferns on a well-maintained trail of 2.5 miles total round-trip. Trail includes wooden stair steps along the path. Hike into the ravine from the trailhead; admire enormous, old-grown stumps, some of which host newer yet sizable trees growing atop them you listen for the sounds of birds and rustles of small wildlife in the bushes. At one mile, you reach a level, grassy park area with a picnic shelter. Continue to the tunnel that lets you pass safely under the railroad tracks along this Puget Sound shoreline. The tunnel pavement may be wet or even somewhat flooded when recent rains have fallen. Wear waterproof footwear or shoes meant to get wet on the beach anyway. Trail is beautifully surrounded by bushy trees and wild flowers and is being primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is best used from April until September.
Feasting & picnic spot:
Spaces at the rustic picnic shelter are available on a 'first come, first serve' basis. The have plenty of benches to rest on whereas beach is rocky but has amazing views. One must pack bags for picnic to enjoy through beautiful Pacific NW woods and meandering stream that ends at a gorgeous, picturesque beach. Meadowdale Beach Park is a delightful place to spend an afternoon where the trail leads to a grassy area with picnic tables and a small shelter. The small marine estuary, filled with fresh water fish and migrating salmon, runs into the Puget Sound. Take in a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains on clear days. One must watch for seals, sea lions and lots of sea birds. One can bring along their dogs as well as they are welcome on leash. Meadowdale Beach Park is accessible year-round; the gate at the trailhead parking is opened early morning while the closing time is till dusk.
Note: The railroad tracks are off limits and park is now becoming a conservation area where they have future plans to focus on developing sustainable fish populations. Camping is permitted on the beach but campers may only enter and exit the park by sailing or rowing vessels.
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