This route runs up the south side of upper Totem Lake mall and down onto a pathway that skirts part of Totem Lake. There is a branch off the path that goes to the water’s edge. A plaque explaining the history of Totem Lake can be found halfway up Totem Lake Boulevard between 120th Avenue NE and the railroad tracks.
From I-405 S, take exit 20 toward NE 124th Street. Turn left onto NE 124th Street then turn left at Totem Lake Boulevard NE. Turn right onto 120th Avenue NE then turn right onto NE Totem Lake Way.
From I-405 N, take exit 20B toward NE 124th Street. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for Totem Lake Boulevard. Merge onto 120th Avenue NE then turn right onto NE Totem Lake Way.