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National Hike with a Geek Day

Embrace Your Inner Geek June 20th

Imagine this: it’s a gorgeous day, and you’re itching for an adventure that blends the beauty of nature with the excitement of geek culture. Welcome to Redmond, where National Hike with a Geek Day is the perfect opportunity to satisfy your craving for both exploration and intellectual stimulation! From hiking enthusiasts to coding connoisseurs, our City’s scenic parks and trails offer hikes that everyone can enjoy. So, dust off those hiking boots, grab your geekiest friends, and come explore fantastic hiking spots in Redmond!

Redmond Watershed Preserve

Nestled in the heart of Redmond, the Watershed Preserve offers over 800 acres of pristine forest and wetlands. The trails here are perfect for a serene hike, with options ranging from easy loops to more challenging routes. As you wander through the lush greenery, you’ll find plenty of spots to sit back and soak in, enjoying the calming sounds of nature.

Geeky Tip: Bring along a portable solar charger to keep your devices powered up. You never know when inspiration might strike, and you’ll want to jot down that brilliant idea!

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Farrel-McWhirter Park

Step back in time and into nature at Farrel-McWhirter Park. This park features a mix of wooded trails, open fields, and historic farm structures. It’s an ideal setting for conversations about the park’s amazing agriculture and commitment to sustainability.

Geeky Tip: Pack a drone for some aerial shots of the picturesque farm and surrounding trails. Just be sure to follow park guidelines for drone usage!

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Marymoor Park

Marymoor Park, Redmond’s largest park, is a vibrant blend of natural beauty and community activity. With over 640 acres to explore, you can hike along the scenic Sammamish River Trail, challenge yourself on the climbing rock, or even enjoy the off-leash dog area. This park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and others alike!

Geeky Tip: Use a fitness tracker to monitor your hike. Compare data with your friends to see who takes the most steps or burns the most calories!

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Evans Creek Preserve

For a hike that feels like a true escape from the hustle and bustle, head to Evans Creek Preserve. This hidden gem offers trails that wind through wetlands, forests, and meadows, providing a peaceful retreat into nature.

Geeky Tip: Bring a field guide app to identify the various plants and animals you encounter. It’s a fun way to combine tech with nature and learn something new along the way.

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Discover the Perfect Trails in Redmond, WA

So there you have it—four amazing spots in Redmond to celebrate National Hike with a Geek Day. Whether you’re dissecting the newest software update, debating the future of AI, or simply enjoying a good hike with great company, these trails are sure to provide the perfect backdrop for your geeky adventures. Happy hiking!

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