Best climbing in Seattle

Check out the top climbing in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Woodland Park Zoo
1. Woodland Park Zoo
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146 local reviews
5500 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle
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+1 206-548-2500
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Molly And Chris
Good any day of the year, with plenty to see and lots of fun activities. This is especially a favorite with fa…
Daniel
The zoo is conveniently located a few blocks from the Chesapeake House (especially if you are fan of hill clim…
Corinne & Tom
Believe it or not, we are only two miles away from lions, and tigers, and bears (oh my!) However, you'll be ab…
1. Woodland Park Zoo
1. Woodland Park Zoo
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146 local reviews
5500 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle
Open now
+1 206-548-2500
Molly And Chris
Molly And Chris
Good any day of the year, with plenty to see and lots of fun activities. This is especially a favorite with families on rainy days because o…
Daniel
Daniel
The zoo is conveniently located a few blocks from the Chesapeake House (especially if you are fan of hill climbing!)
Corinne & Tom
Corinne & Tom
Believe it or not, we are only two miles away from lions, and tigers, and bears (oh my!) However, you'll be able to safely view these creatu…
2. Volunteer Park
2. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Avenue East, Seattle
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+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Heather
Conservatory (see website for hours), water tower for climbing, Asian Art Museum, playground.
Valentina
The park is beautiful in general and there is an Asian Art museum and Conservatory (huge green house) there bu…
Dylan
Designed by the same architects who thought up Central Park, Volunteer Park is a gem in North Capitol Hill. S…
2. Volunteer Park
2. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Avenue East, Seattle
Open now
+1 206-684-4075
Heather
Heather
Conservatory (see website for hours), water tower for climbing, Asian Art Museum, playground.
Valentina
Valentina
The park is beautiful in general and there is an Asian Art museum and Conservatory (huge green house) there but don't miss climbing to the t…
Dylan
Dylan
Designed by the same architects who thought up Central Park, Volunteer Park is a gem in North Capitol Hill. Surrounding the Park are some o…
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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191 local reviews
3015 Northwest 54th Street, Seattle
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+1 206-780-2500
Travel agencyParkPoint of interest
Michael
Seattle history at its finest. Construction of a ship canal to link Lake Washington and Puget Sound began in 1…
Kim & Jake
The Ballard Locks are an nice place to spend a sunny afternoon, watching the boats go by and possibly eating a…
Erin
The locks that raise boats passing between the Lake Washington water level and the level of Puget Sound is a f…
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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191 local reviews
3015 Northwest 54th Street, Seattle
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+1 206-780-2500
Michael
Michael
Seattle history at its finest. Construction of a ship canal to link Lake Washington and Puget Sound began in 1911. The Locks officially open…
Kim & Jake
Kim & Jake
The Ballard Locks are an nice place to spend a sunny afternoon, watching the boats go by and possibly eating a picnic. During the summer, an…
Erin
Erin
The locks that raise boats passing between the Lake Washington water level and the level of Puget Sound is a fascinating scene, and there's …
4. REI
4. REI
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16 local reviews
222 Yale Avenue North, Seattle
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+1 206-223-1944
Bicycle storeShoe storeClothing store
Claire
REI the outdoor retailer's flag ship store. Great campus, demo bikes on site, they have a climbing wall - go t…
Candace
Seattle original - Recreational Equipment, Inc. Climbing rock, retail home of REI - outdoor sports equipment, …
Hannah
REI's flagship store has a climbing wall, mountain bike trail, and all the outdoor gear you could ever dream o…
4. REI
4. REI
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16 local reviews
222 Yale Avenue North, Seattle
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+1 206-223-1944
Claire
Claire
REI the outdoor retailer's flag ship store. Great campus, demo bikes on site, they have a climbing wall - go take a climbing intro class! Gr…
Candace
Candace
Seattle original - Recreational Equipment, Inc. Climbing rock, retail home of REI - outdoor sports equipment, clothing, and accoutrements. S…
Hannah
Hannah
REI's flagship store has a climbing wall, mountain bike trail, and all the outdoor gear you could ever dream of! The employees are friendly…
5. Stone Gardens Seattle
5. Stone Gardens Seattle
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5 local reviews
2839 Northwest Market Street, Seattle
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+1 206-781-9828
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Serina
If you like mountain climbing you should check out Stone Garden. My daughter went there for a birthday party …
Roselyn
Perfect spot if you want a full body rock-climbing work out!
Shawn
Huge rock-climbing center with a weight room & various courses emphasizing bouldering & top roping.
5. Stone Gardens Seattle
5. Stone Gardens Seattle
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5 local reviews
2839 Northwest Market Street, Seattle
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+1 206-781-9828
Serina
Serina
If you like mountain climbing you should check out Stone Garden. My daughter went there for a birthday party and had a great time scaling a…
Roselyn
Roselyn
Perfect spot if you want a full body rock-climbing work out!
Shawn
Shawn
Huge rock-climbing center with a weight room & various courses emphasizing bouldering & top roping.
6. Marymoor Park
6. Marymoor Park
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32 local reviews
6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond
+1 206-477-7275
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Paloma & Joshua
This park is the most visited park in Washington State because it has everything: soccer and baseball fields, …
Ingrid
Large community park with sports fields, climbing wall, children's playground, dog park, etc. Marymoor Park al…
Tammy
Huge park with playgrounds, picnic areas, climbing wall and events happening often. Bike, walk, run or skate o…
6. Marymoor Park
6. Marymoor Park
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32 local reviews
6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond
+1 206-477-7275
Paloma & Joshua
Paloma & Joshua
This park is the most visited park in Washington State because it has everything: soccer and baseball fields, climbing wall, dog park, velod…
Ingrid
Ingrid
Large community park with sports fields, climbing wall, children's playground, dog park, etc. Marymoor Park also has a large outdoor stage w…
Tammy
Tammy
Huge park with playgrounds, picnic areas, climbing wall and events happening often. Bike, walk, run or skate on the Burke Gilman trail that …
7. Seattle Bouldering Project
7. Seattle Bouldering Project
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13 local reviews
900 Poplar Place South, Seattle
Open now
+1 206-299-2300
GymHealthPoint of interest
Ed/Gretchen
Biggest and best indoor climbing gym in the NW. No ropes or experience required - you just land on comfy matt…
Yifan & Geoff
SBP is the largest bouldering gym in the country, and it's one of our favorite places here. Bouldering, which…
Tom
Stay in climbing shape here. Right off the Number 7 bus route.
7. Seattle Bouldering Project
7. Seattle Bouldering Project
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13 local reviews
900 Poplar Place South, Seattle
Open now
+1 206-299-2300
Ed/Gretchen
Ed/Gretchen
Biggest and best indoor climbing gym in the NW. No ropes or experience required - you just land on comfy matts. They also have amazing yog…
Yifan & Geoff
Yifan & Geoff
SBP is the largest bouldering gym in the country, and it's one of our favorite places here. Bouldering, which is rock climbing that is low …
Tom
Tom
Stay in climbing shape here. Right off the Number 7 bus route.
8. Powell Barnett Park
8. Powell Barnett Park
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7 local reviews
352 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Seattle
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Carly
This park was renovated 10 years ago with a $500k grant from Starbucks. In the last few months it's been upgra…
Marshall
As well, they have a wading pool that operates during the summer. • You've got climbing things, spinning thi…
Blair
Compact urban green space with a large play area that includes a wading pool & tricycle maze.
8. Powell Barnett Park
8. Powell Barnett Park
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7 local reviews
352 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Seattle
+1 206-684-4075
Carly
Carly
This park was renovated 10 years ago with a $500k grant from Starbucks. In the last few months it's been upgraded again with a whole new cli…
Marshall
Marshall
As well, they have a wading pool that operates during the summer. • You've got climbing things, spinning things, sliding things and a nice…
Blair
Blair
Compact urban green space with a large play area that includes a wading pool & tricycle maze.
9. Camp Long
9. Camp Long
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12 local reviews
5200 35th Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Closed now
+1 206-684-7434
CampgroundParkLodging
Lauren & Patrick
Secret forest oasis, has open play field, light hiking trails, climbing wall, and ropes course (guided - sched…
Sarah & Mark
An urban nature oasis tucked into a neighborhood. Explore acres of park with wonderful trails, ponds, climbing…
David
Huge park literally across the street from our house. With miles of trails, a climbing area and cabins, it fee…
9. Camp Long
9. Camp Long
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12 local reviews
5200 35th Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Closed now
+1 206-684-7434
Lauren & Patrick
Lauren & Patrick
Secret forest oasis, has open play field, light hiking trails, climbing wall, and ropes course (guided - schedule with Seattle Parks).
Sarah & Mark
Sarah & Mark
An urban nature oasis tucked into a neighborhood. Explore acres of park with wonderful trails, ponds, climbing walls and a big grassy field…
David
David
Huge park literally across the street from our house. With miles of trails, a climbing area and cabins, it feels like you walked into the Ca…