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10 Best Bike Paths for Seattle-Area Kids on Wheels

Less crowded trails for bikes, balance bikes and scooters around Seattle and the Eastside

Kate Missine

Published on: April 13, 2021

Boy learning to ride a bike on a bike path

Perfect places to pedal

Editor's note: This article was originally published a couple of years ago. It mentions visitor centers, libraries and other facilities that still may not be open, but hopefully will be soon.

With its love for all things outdoors, the Seattle area has no shortage of excellent biking trails. But while some of the city’s best-known and busiest routes may be amazing for capable cyclists, those just getting the hang of the sport may need a quieter spot to work on their skills.

Whether your little one is mastering their balance bike, just getting ready to ditch the training wheels or loves to cruise on a scooter, we’ve scouted 10 of the best beginner cycling stretches around Seattle and the Eastside. Paved, wide and low-traffic, these parks and paths will have them pedaling away in a flash.

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