This jaunt along Seattle stairs starts by taking you up and down the length of Deadhorse Canyon. Taylor Creek runs the length of the canyon, which itself occupies most of Lakeridge Park at the south end of Lake Washington. This creek is one of only three in the city that flow year-round, and it's fun to visit at different times of the year to watch how it changes. For example in late winter when sightlines are clear and water levels are high, the creek runs loud and looks quite impressive; in late summer you can barely hear the creek as the greenery closes over it. Your walk through Deadhorse Canyon will take you up and down 127 timber steps. You'll eventually climb out of the canyon and onto residential streets down toward Rainier Beach, where more stairways give up marvelous south Lake Washington views before you head back uphill to your starting place.
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