Seattle Hotel Fitness & Recreation
The Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue is a relaxing downtown Seattle retreat surrounded by the energy of the Emerald City. Our healthy, smoke-free environment is a soothing and tranquil Seattle hotel where you can relax and rejuvenate after a busy day of business, sightseeing, shopping or cruising. Stay fit with an energizing workout in our state-of-the-art, 24-hour fitness center, featuring the latest cardiovascular, aerobic and weight training equipment to recharge your body and spirit.
Seattle Parks near Our
A short drive from our
Seattle hotel, you'll find beautiful parks and recreation areas.
Enjoy the expanse of water and green space at Green Lake, a natural
preserve for hundreds of species of trees, plants, birds and
Run, bike, skate or walk the three-mile path around the
lake. Just east of downtown Seattle, Washington Park Arboretum is a
dynamic urban green space on Lake Washington with oaks, conifers,
camellias, Japanese maples and hollies. Nearby, Volunteer Park on
Capitol Hill is home to the Volunteer Park Conservatory. You can
also explore the scenic landscape of Woodland Park Zoo, hailed for
naturalistic exhibits and exotic animals just a few miles from our
Enjoy walking, running, cycling, and rollerblading on the Burke
Gilman Trail, a popular recreational trail at Gasworks Park on Lake
Union that follows the Burlington-Northern Railroad 12.5 miles to
Kirkland Log Boom Park. Seattle's top bird watching spot, Discovery
Park offers walking and jogging trails through forest, windswept
meadows and steep sea cliffs to a beach and lighthouse. Carkeek
Park offers extraordinary vistas of Puget Sound and Olympic
Mountains with an up-close look at salmon swimming up Pipers
Whether you climb flanks of the Cascade volcanoes, kayak the lakes
and waterways, or scuba dive off Alki Beach, the Puget Sound region
offers exciting outdoor activities and boundless adventures. Enjoy
hiking Mt. Rainier, deep sea fishing on the Pacific Ocean, kayaking
on Elliott Bay or rafting down the Wenatchee River and let your
spirit roam in Seattle.
Venture to the Cascade Mountains and foothills to discover
beautiful trails for hiking and backpacking. Enjoy challenging
hikes at North Bend at Snoqualmie Pass, Mt. Si, and Olallie State
Park, which offers a one-mile trail through an old-growth forest to
rocky canyons and the spectacular Twin Falls. Hike the trails of
the Alpine Lakes Wilderness to Melakwa Lake at the base of steep
slopes. Hike the Pacific Crest Trail to the Kendall Katwalk, 1,200
feet above the valley floor. For high-octane adventure, bolt for
the Mount Rainier foothills and countryside, a beautiful and
challenging hiking destination. Explore miles of trails and tall
mountain walls. Trek to Rainier's 14,411-foot summit for an extreme
Fishing & Boating.
The Seattle Area is one of the country's most bountiful fishing
destinations for tuna, salmon, steelhead, trout, and halibut. Cast
your fishing lines and go for the big catch in the deep waters of
Washington's Pacific Coast. Angle the crystal-clear, snow-fed trout
streams of the Cascade and Olympic mountains. Enjoy a relaxing day
of fishing, boating, and sailing on Elliott Bay, Lake Washington
and Lake Union.
With a myriad of mountain and snow-fed waterways, lakes, and
rivers, the Seattle area offers adrenaline-packed whitewater
rafting and kayaking adventures. Rafters and kayakers flock to the
forest-edged Skykomish River and the wide and wild Wenatchee
River, which is blessed with fast white water, raging rapids and
Experience a Seattle kayaking adventure on beautiful lakes, rivers,
wetland trails, bays and the Pacific Ocean water trails. Paddle
from civilization on Elliott Bay, Lake Union, and Lake Washington.
Kayak north through the Puget Sound to the tranquility of the San
Juan Islands. With challenging waterways and stunning coastal
scenery, Seattle is a kayaking utopia.
Dive the deep waters of Puget Sound - one of the most diverse
aquatic ecosystems in the country - and encounter sharks and giant
octopi. From Seattle's Alki Beach to the San Juan Islands, the
Puget Sound is an amazing scuba diving destination with mesmerizing
underwater seascapes and a diversity of Pacific marine
Tee off on one of Seattle's
many beautiful and challenging golf courses close to downtown. For
a list of Seattle golf courses, visit www.seattlegolfguide.com or
check with our concierge to make a tee time.
Our favorite Seattle golf courses include
West Seattle Golf Course.
This classic 18-hole layout offers incredible views of downtown
Seattle and Elliott Bay and a front nine that meanders along
Tee times: 206-935-5187
- Newcastle Golf Course. Situated
on 350 acres with panoramic views of Mt. Rainer, the Olympic and
Cascade Mountains, The Golf Club at Newcastle consists of two
18-hole public courses (Coal Creek and China Creek), extensive
practice facilities and a 44,000 square foot clubhouse. For more
information call: 425-793-556
Jefferson Park Golf Course.
Built in 1915 by the Scotsman Thomas Bendelow, Jefferson Park Golf
Course measures over 6,200 yards and features vistas of Seattle's
skyline and Mt. Rainier.
Tee times: 206-762-4513
Jackson Park Golf Course.
Swing into action on 27 challenging holes of golf on the 18-hole
championship and 9-hole executive courses, which play over the
driest terrain in Seattle.
Tee times: 206-363-4747
Interbay Golf Course.
This executive nine-hole golf course features excellent playing
conditions, holes that play longer than expected and Seattle's best
heated driving range for practice all year.
Tee times: 206-285-2200 [Top]