Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36BIKE & FERRY to Fun Family Camping Fay Bainbridge Park Offers a Magical Escape from the City By Madi Carlson W e love biking around Seattle, from a 10-minute ride to the playground to an hour-long trek to the beach. And biking to camping is one of our favorite family outings, especially to Fay Bainbridge Park. It takes longer than our usual jaunts but it is worth it. Plus sandwiching a ferry trip between two short bike rides makes for a magical escape from the city. Our trips have included many types of families, from experienced cycling campers to newbies with rental bikes and borrowed gear. We recom- mend cargo bikes that carry multiple people and bulky gear. While they don’t fit on buses or trains, they are welcome on Washington’s ferries. And Pier 52/Coleman Dock, where the Seattle-Bain- bridge ferry departs, is easily accessed from any- where in Seattle. Riding the ferry with a bike is easy -- you simply pedal onto the boat, which is a blast. If you’re ear- ly enough, you load before the cars and park your bike at the front of the ferry. Otherwise you load after the cars. And unlike driving onto the ferry, there’s always room for bikes! The 35-minute crossing allows plenty of time to head upstairs for snacks, potty breaks and 10 | UrbanStreets Seattle Family Camping SEATTLE S2016 SWFIN.indd 2 7/28/16 2:23 PM