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Carkeek Park

950 Northwest Carkeek Park Road, Seattle, WA 98117
+1 206-684-4075
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Great picnic spot

Our last stop before leaving Seattle and it did not disappoint. Plenty of picnic tables up the hill... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Jordan R
via mobile
Nice but Small Park

On the 4th of July my family came to this park around 11:30am for a hike. We brought our dog... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
via mobile
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950 Northwest Carkeek Park Road, Seattle, WA 98117
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Our last stop before leaving Seattle and it did not disappoint. Plenty of picnic tables up the hill and a few down closer to the water. Saw a few walking trails but didn’t have much time to explore. Great views and easy beach access.

Thank Jordan R
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

On the 4th of July my family came to this park around 11:30am for a hike. We brought our dog (labrador) and hiked from the first parking lot down to the beach end. The park is actually small compared to something like Discovery Park. It...More

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We walked around a couple of the trails, which were beautiful and very enjoyable. We then headed down to the beach. It was really magical to be sitting on the beach with a temperature of 25c gazing at the snow capped Olympic mountains. It felt...More

Thank Jaz187
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We were referred to this park by some locals who told us if you want some great views of the Sound this is the place. It didn't disappoint. The views are amazing and the park is very large and spread out, so there is plenty...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This busy park was close to the place we rented while staying in Seattle. We went to the park one evening to watch the sunset and it's a nice park on the water with lots of activity. There were birthday parties, kids playing soccer, and...More

Thank Amydwoodward
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stopped by here on a cool Sunday. There was a good crowd but not packed. Walked across the walkway to the beach. The park has nice trails and is very wooded as well as having the nice beach. On a nicer day we will picnic...More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of my favorite parks in the city. The park is huge. There are tons of trails, including one that runs down along a creek. There are signs about the salmon runs, but I haven't actually seen any yet. We have seen other...More

Thank meowsers13
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every time I come to Seattle, I love to go and walk at Carkeek Park. There are numerous paths beyond the main path that starts from behind the QFC on Holman street and leads to the waterfront. The main path is hilly only at the...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are well maintained trails here to walk or jog or explore, you can read and relax at the beach on a log or at a picnic table, hear birds of prey overhead or see and definitely hear the crow mafia as they scrutinize you...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Take the dog and enjoy hiking up the hills through the woods, or enjoy a picnic near the beach. Popular local park.

Thank VickiHo
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12 May 2017|
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Response from 2Travel-4funNow | Reviewed this property |
We have only been there once, but it is in the middle of the city, so I would not think that there are bears.