South SeaTac (SST) is actually Des Moines Creek Park in the city of SeaTac.
Ride this maze of trails just South of the Seatac airport. Lots of fun riding through an area that long ago used to be a neighborhood. Plenty of windy trail to spin around on. It's fairly flat and beginner-friendly.
SST no longer has the popular flowlines (downhill runs with jumps etc.) that it was known for. Nearly the entire flow park has been lost to the construction of a new jail on part of the land.
If you want that weekly leg and lung burning workout SST is the home of the Wednesday Night World Championships. The WNWC is a weekly race series that runs from April to Sept. Registration starts ~ 5:00 pm. Beginners and Juniors race at 6:00, Sports and Experts race at 7:00.
Fun, not too technical trails that wind through the old neighborhoods. Lots of shorter trails that you can link together to create a pretty fun loop. You can link up a 5-6 mile loop without doubling back over any trails. It's hard to get lost out here, just head east until you hit the paved bike path.
Located just south of SeaTAc airport between 200th and 216th SW.THis old neighborhood was closed in the 70's for airport expansion and it has been mtb trails ever since.easy access from south seattle area and airport. two nearby bike shops. Angle Lake cycle on Hwy 99 and Bicycle west in Burien. Break-ins have occurred so I park at the west end at the top of 200th or in Des Moines off of 216th. You can park at the des moines library and ride north. A well groomed Blacktop trail runs south west from 216th to Covenant Beach park in Des Moines.Parking is easy at the beach too.All mtb trails are west of this main trail.many side trails are visible as you ride along and look west.A wide variety of difficulties . More jumps and hill climbs on the west side of 18th( which is police access to Misdemeaner Jail). Many old driveways and road access allows easy elevation climbs . I ride and trail blaze because the folliage grows incredibly fast in the summer. Don't stop to rest in the woods because mosquetos are furocious.There are plenty of open fields to rest ,however.Many convoluted trails.Some require blazing, so bring a machette and long sleeves.Lots of hill climbs and drops.It is a very safe place to ride because the ground is 100% sandy loam and falls are pretty soft.All trails are dry year round due to the excellent drainage.Oh, anouther bonus, if you get a flat you can hike to your car pretty easily from anywhere on the trail.
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