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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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One of the Better Parks in the Puget Sound Area

This park can get very busy on sunny days and parking can be a challenge. Good size picnic, swim areas and boat launch. There are also two fast food places in the park, Kid Valley... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Brian B
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Peoria, Arizona
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Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This park can get very busy on sunny days and parking can be a challenge. Good size picnic, swim areas and boat launch. There are also two fast food places in the park, Kid Valley (burgers) and Ivars (fish). Easy access off I405.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to have lunch...go for a walk, have a picnic or a Large Family BBQ, be sure to get there early to get a good parking spot...They also have live music during the Summer months and A Nice 4th of July Fireworks Event, A Christmas Lights and Boats Parade with Santa Pics!!! The after going to... More 

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Thank Heather A
Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to picnic, walk, swim, take kids to play. Sorry No Dogs ($600) fine, No Skateboarding, or Bicycling. Huge trees for shade and well maintained. Plenty of parking and large open spaces.

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Thank m0ntem101
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Lake Washington Park with some parking challenges on busy days. The park has great immensities including swimming area, boat launch (paid), large play areas, walking trails and even a couple Seattle area iconic fast food venues all on the shores of Lake Washington. Park does not allow, non-service animals, or bikes. Be sure to get there early as the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This is a really nice park located on the very south end of Lake Washington. There is lots to do, swimming. boat launch, picnic, tennis courts or just hang out and enjoy the sunshine (assuming its not raining) On summer weekends it can get really busy

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We booked the pavilion for a group BBQ. Fantastic venue with lots of seating, clean and tidy, great views and lots of interesting people about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Like their boardwalk, especially during the Christmas season when all the christmas lights reflect off the water.

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Woodinville, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice park with an awesome beach, even though it's in the shadow of the big Boeing factory next door. There is even an Ivar's Seafood restaurant in a little pier that juts into the lake! You can tie your boat up there, if you wish. I, unfortunately, did not have a boat. It took me 45... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

its an amazing place to go as a family or even to take the kids to. Has a huge playground and literally right by the water. You could swim there too in the summer time. Has a place you can barbeque and even play volleyball. Recommend to Russian Families.

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

They had fireworks over the beach and the view was spectacular. You could sit back on the grass and see the fireworks. Nice pathways and places to sit along the pathways

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