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Address: 5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S, Seattle, WA 98101
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+1 206-684-4075
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Seattle's oldest park is still one of the most popular parks in the city.

Seattle's oldest park is still one of the most popular parks in the city.

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Great for walking around or picnicking

It is right next to Lake WA and not often super crowded. I wouldn't recommend going late at night or at dusk. But it is a great place to hang out for the day, especially when it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
dansonman22
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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205 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is right next to Lake WA and not often super crowded. I wouldn't recommend going late at night or at dusk. But it is a great place to hang out for the day, especially when it is hot. Plan on going around lunchtime and having a picnic and it will make for a great/cheap day/date.

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Thank dansonman22
Seattle, Washington
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708 reviews
306 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seward Park can be very busy during the summer months. Rainy day visits are a favorite of mine. The trails tend to be empty. It is one the gems of the Seattle Parks department. If you haven't been you need to plan a visit.

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77 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We go walking the dogs here. Its a nice looped park, one side is the lake and one is the forest. Beautiful! The park does get a bit busy during the summer months. Parking can also be tight. There is a park with swings for kids to play and plenty of folks walk their dogs here. If you want to... More 

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Thank Monica N
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous views and an amazing 2 Mike walk around the loop! A must see! There are picnic areas and swimming in the summer with life guards. Truly a special place!

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Thank antiniovanderas
Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Such a stunning park for a nice long walk next to Lake Washington under a canopy of old growth trees. Toward the end of the walk the lake curved into a small bay containing what felt like thousands of lily pads with pink and white lilies floating atop them. Peaceful bliss. Loved this park.

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Thank kellysmall_21
Lawrence, Kansas
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901 reviews
530 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Seward Park is a thumb of land that sticks out into Lake Washington. This gives the park over 2 miles of lake view from the path that follows the lakeside. There are also multiple trails that wind through the interior of the park. In addition, there are play areas and a beach with lifeguards. This is picnic heaven.

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Thank Robert S
Boston
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This lovely park was near where we stayed in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. Right on Lake Washington, it has wonderful views of the lake and Mt. Rainier. Easy walking trails and it attracts a great cross section of Seattle residents.

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Thank BayState
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot to spend part of your day. The park is great for all ages! It seems very new and is kept in great condition. There are also fairly easy trails to walk. Overall, nice experience for a family park day.

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Thank Amanda S
Everett, Washington
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346 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

came here unexpectedly on a Sunday afternoon, lived in Seattle area for 21 years and had never been here. What a great place for a long walk or a swim or even a bike ride. The only thing that I would change it better lighting in the restroom and more frequent service by the park attendants and they are in... More 

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Thank Shawna M
Cheshire, UK
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173 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a lovely park, shady and breezy on a hot day and with ample opportunity to dip your toes into the water. 2.5 miles will take you around the main trail with no elevation.

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