SN: 115663 - 2020 / Y2416

Light Rail - - Tukwila Station

Year Round Walk

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Tukwila, Washington

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Arco Gas Station

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Start times: Daily, dawn to dusk

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Route goes through quiet residential areas, into the beautiful Highline SeaTac Botanic Garden (free, open-daily), passes by the SeaTac Community Center, by and through several city parks, through the Tukwila business district and the new Tukwila library. Walk is mostly on city sidewalks, and some gravel or asphalt trails within parks. Some moderate hills. Walk qualifies for the Light Rail Challenge to celebrate the ten year anniversary of Light Rail and to encourage walkers to explore the walking routes and neighborhoods all along the Light Rail.

Distance: 11K and 6K, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: None


Pets are prohibited onboard Light Rail and Metro Bus, but OK on route if arriving otherwise. Owners are responsible for leash and clean-up laws.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

15252 International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98188. From Light Rail, disembark at Tukwila Station and go down to street level. Arco is across the street. Driving directions: I-5NB, exit 154A (SR518 West/SeaTac Airport). Stay in left exit lane, following signs for SeaTac and crossing over I-5. move to right lane for the 'Airport' exit toward the top of the hill. This becomes a 3-lane exit. Stay in middle lane that veers right to S. 154th St. Right onto 154th, then move to the middle-left lane to make a wide-left turn onto International Blvd. Arco is on the corner on the right. I-5SB, take exit 154B (Southcenter). Stay in far right exit lane, turn right onto Southcenter Blvd, and drive uphill 1 mile. Arco is on the right. Ask for the walk-box at the counter. Parking to register at Arco is OK, but not for walk -- directions provided in walk-box for parking near start. Metro bus options: Rapid A, Rapid F, 124, 128.

Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association

Event website:

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.