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Seward Park

5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S, Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206-684-4075
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Best walking trail in S. Seattle

The 2.8 mile walking/bike trail around the peninsula in the park is the best spot for clocking in... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
judyinjerusalem
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Jerusalem, Israel
A Haven in the City

On a cold March Sunday the park was reasonably light on visitors. I imagine it could become quite... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
hoyland54
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Burlington, Vermont
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Seattle's oldest park is still one of the most popular parks in the city.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S, Seattle, WA 98101
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+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The 2.8 mile walking/bike trail around the peninsula in the park is the best spot for clocking in those 10,000 steps. The pathway is just steps from Lake Washington, shaded by towering trees. In certain seasons, eagles are perched on the trees at the northern...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

On a cold March Sunday the park was reasonably light on visitors. I imagine it could become quite crowded on a warmer sunny summer day. The lake is beautiful and people swim in it (not in March!). We used one playground area. The surfaces were...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This park is a little bit hidden. It offers a really good view, a good playground and a nice walking trail.

Thank Stefan B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Seward Park fishing pier might be closed but there are many places that you can fish in and around Seward Park.

Thank Alec D
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

On a gorgeous fall day we decided to drive to Seward Park. Hadn't been there for years. Designed by the Olmsted Brothers of NYC Central Park fame, the park is actually a beautiful 300 acre peninsula jutting into Lake Washington with old growth forest, trails...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A very nice park for kayaking, bbqing, cycling, and many other activities. Many facilities are there to make your experience better such as covered places, seating near the lake and under the trees. You will see different types of animals. Also if the sky was...More

Thank Anas J
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

My favorite time to visit Seward Park is another other season except summer. (the number of people visiting the park sky rockets) But I still go, just at different times. This past weekend I did an hour hike and got to see one of the...More

Thank Alec D
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of nice trails with views of the water and Mt. Rainier. A great place for kids to play or have a picnic.

Thank Hayley B
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very nice place near the lake and entire drive from Seattle was scenic.Most beautiful especially with CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN FULL BLOOM on the way. Good picnic spot and place to relax.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood park on the shores of lake Washington. Good swimming beach in summer. Good for running all years long. Great visitor center and lending library. There is ample parking. If you are a tourist, this is a great way to experience the ambience of...More

1  Thank Alison B
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Victoria G
13 November 2017|
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Response from Alec D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest running in the morning or early afternoon during the winter. There are no lights on the trails and just a few lights on the paved road around the lower part of the park.
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