Pacific Northwest - Around the lake
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I've got a relatively simple commute, factoria area to downtown seattle. I am mapping out a trip home to Bellevue without crossing the lake for the first time. I plan on heading over to the locks and then hook up to the BG and then up and around. Any suggestions would be welcome. Thank you.
05-22-09, 05:32 PM
The route for the fall Cascade ride shoes the basic route from downtown to Magnolia. You can see that it takes you right to the locks.
One change I would make...when you leave downtown and get past Elliott Bay Park there is a bike path that takes you through the railroad yards...that's the path I would take to get up to Magnolia.
Somehow has shown iits rough location here on Bikely...
I would avoid the locks and just go up Eastlake to catch the B-G trail at the UW.
I just hate walking through the locks, even if it is scenic.
Thanks. Is there a good connection from the locks to the BGT? Just the street I guess. I need to fine tune my route from marymoor to the Kelsey Creek area. I took the 520 trail to 130th over to 132nd and through the neighborhood there. Well, it was a fun ride. First time on the SRT.
05-24-09, 09:34 AM
There is only street to get from the Locks to the BG.
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