Discover your wild backyard. Come take a slideshow trail tour around Seattle, Renton, Kent, and Vashon Island with award winning guidebook author Craig Romano. Urban Trails: Seattle focuses on the trails, parks, and preserves within and around the urban and suburban areas of Seattle and South King County. You’ll also find detailed trail information for Vashon Island’s beautiful parks and preserves in Urban Trails: Seattle.
You’ll find trails to beaches, old growth forests, lakeshores, wildlife-rich wetlands, rolling hills, scenic vistas, historic sites, and vibrant communities. Trails perfect for easy or all day hikes, short or long runs, and refreshing walks. Long distance trails too traversing the area.
Romano is one of the most prolific trails writers in the Northwest having penned more than twenty books covering the region. His Columbia Highlands: Exploring Washington’s Last Frontier, was recognized in 2010 by Washington Secretary of State, Sam Reed and State Librarian, Jan Walsh as a Washington Reads book for its contribution to Washington’s cultural heritage.
Romano has hiked more than 25,000 miles in the Evergreen State and has completed more than 25 marathons and ultra runs including the Boston Marathon and White River 50 mile Endurance Run. He lives with his wife, son, and Maine-coon kitty in Skagit County.