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Waterfall Garden Park

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Address: 219 Second Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206 624-6096
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Hidden Gem in the Middle of Downtown

I stumbled upon this place while walking around Pioneer Square. The area is quite serene and I find it to be a great place to sit and relax. Sometimes, I will grab a coffee and my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
Lyon, France

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This park is about 50 feet by 20 feet, in the middle of a bustling metropolis with honking horns, construction, etc. but the sound of the waterfall on the rocks drowns out everything else, and is a cool little oasis that has benches, landscaping, tables for a quick lunch, etc. It is a jewel!

Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I stumbled upon this place while walking around Pioneer Square. The area is quite serene and I find it to be a great place to sit and relax. Sometimes, I will grab a coffee and my laptop and sit and work while listening to the water. This is a great place to relax on a summer day. There are numerous... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We found this purely by accident while walking around. It's adorable even on a day when it's pouring rain! One of the best parts about Seattle is that there is so much green within the city.

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Seattle, Washington
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365 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a hidden little gem in Seattle. If you're in Pioneer Square it's worth the effort to locate this park. Tucked away this wonderful waterfall is an oasis of nature in the middle of the city. I highly recommend a short visit (or long). Standing next to the water you might forget that you're in the city.

Thank Alec D
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Great place to rest on our walk through pioneer square. The sound of the water transports you out of the busy hustle amd noises of the city. Worth finding this hidden thinking spot.

Thank Bellarae24
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Located in the pioneer park area we stumbled upon it while walking to the Klondike museum. Very tranquil area inside and office park but opened to the public.

Thank wick1979
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Cascading water soothes tension, as evidenced by miniature waterfalls in dentists’ offices. When I entered, the tensions I had experienced from cramming visits to four dozen attractions during two days melted away. Many “soundscape” recordings are of soothing waterfalls. All that is evident at this totally free park constructed to honor United Parcel Service (UPS) employees. It’s known as “Birthplace... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

What a cool find in the middle of the city! I'm not even sure how my husband found this on his smartphone while we were looking for things to do in Pioneer Square, but I'm sure glad he did. This park was built by UPS to honor their employees. How cool?! It is an oasis in the middle of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

The Waterfall Garden Park is beautiful. We found it tucked away as we walked through Seattle. While we wouldn't recommend going out of your way to visit, if you're in the area you should definitely stop in. You might even pack a lunch and picnic here.

Thank Michael B
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

It's s really nice area to stop and have s look, but it's an area of the city that attracts a lot of the homeless which is sad, but they're not aggressive as far as I could see, but likely from a troubled and traumatized background. It's s great sight but keep in mind that the area around it isn't... More 

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