Second Wind

Second Wind Hike | Discovery Park Loop (Rescheduled)

This lovely 4 1/2-mile trail winds through a forest of huge trees down to the shore where you look across Puget Sound at the Olympic Mountains. Follow the trail to the lighthouse with a beautiful view of Mount Rainier (assuming it is not a cloudy day). Continue along the beach and then hike uphill (472 feet elevation gain) to the bluff with a stunning view of Puget Sound.

Second Wind Tour | Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle, WA

This beautiful place is a tranquil space designed to offer all the traditional elements of a Japanese garden. There are winding paths through spectacular trees, and lovely plants, as well as water features, ornate bridges, and stones leading up to “mountain-like perches all coming together to carry the soul through this peaceful experience.”


Second Wind | Bloedel Reserve & Japanese Memorial

The spectacular 150-acre Bloedel Reserve has been described as a forest garden that was created by Virginia and Prentice Bloedel, under “the influence of the conservation movement and Asian philosophy.” The Memorial Wall commemorates the 276 Japanese and Japanese Americans who were exiled from their Bainbridge Island homes under President Roosevelt’s Order during World War II.

Kubota Gardens Tour

Tour the beautiful Kubota Gardens, a 1 to 2-mile walk in the sloping garden landscape. (Click on the Title or Graphic for more information)