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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

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Address: 1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Nice little "beach" area when you can't get to Hawaii!

This is a great little getaway for the day. Beach, BBQ, sunbathing (when the sun is out) area's plus a great little walking path.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Renton, Washington
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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great little getaway for the day. Beach, BBQ, sunbathing (when the sun is out) area's plus a great little walking path.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This lush green grass and tree filled park has a lovely cement walking path, wheelchair accessible. A large fully equipped child park is at the south end, a, long with a sand beach and swimming area. A busy boat launch with overflow parking available is shielded from the pedestrians. Fast food restaurants have boat access, a lovely very long lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Although parking can be tough to find, Coulon is a wonderful little park on the south end of Lake Washington. Nice clean swimming area for all swimmers. Playground, volleyball courts, picnic areas and plenty of grass area too. There is also a nice walkway up around to the east with a few restaurants and boat launch. Unfortunately, bikes and rollerblades... More 

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

On the Lake Washington with about 2 miles of paved walking paths. Swimming beach, tennis and volley ball courts, kids play area snack stand and two darn good restaurants Kid Valley and Ivar's.

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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The park is really great for walks on Lake Washington and summer concerts if you are into that kind of thing! The water does get a bit mucky at times in the swimming area but all around it is a super great park which is why it gets packed by 11a - noon on the weekends. If you want to... More 

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Renton, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What's not to love about this park! Well, except the pet policy! But that aside, it's just great! Two restaurants, beaches, trails, sculptures, plant identifications.... It's so nice!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Beach, play ground, picnic areas, covered tables, shelters,beach, paved walking, boat launch, ivars & kid vslley burgers. Easy....chill...nice.

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This place is long trail and it has so much to offer... Long trail of the lake Washington. Good for walk, jog, run, picnic, bbq, play tennis, volleyball, boat launching, restaurants, private areas to have private events etc... just love coming here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The park is great. Easy walking paths, beautiful scenery, good chance of catching bunnies, geese and even Eagles (nesting nearby!). But dogs are not welcome at courant park... Oh, and you can't feed the birds anymore either.

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a true gem, located right on the shores of Lake Washington. There's something for everyone here. Amazing playground for kids with a huge assortment of toys. Boat launch, Kidd valley and Ivar's restaurants, plenty of walking trails, beach for swimming. The city takes very nice care of this park. You will not be disappointed!

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