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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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beautiful city park

This park is well maintained, it's right on the south end of Lake Washington, a swimming area with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Renton, Washington
beautiful park

something for all ,pathways to walk n bird watching , you can have a sense of calm great place on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Renton, Washington
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“kidd valley”(32 reviews)
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All reviews boat launch kidd valley swimming area tennis courts south end fast food restaurants great place to walk fish and chips walking trails picnic shelters no dogs allowed something for everyone play ground watch the boats sand volleyball playground for kids great beach
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Reviewed yesterday

This park is well maintained, it's right on the south end of Lake Washington, a swimming area with Life Guard hours, great walking paths and no pets allowed. Good place to watch the sunset.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Flyingtraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

something for all ,pathways to walk n bird watching , you can have a sense of calm great place on sunny days , fun to see the boating activity , .. christmas holiday lights or clam lights are a site to behold too !

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jsbwon
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I like going here for ivars and then a walk to burn calories. Although it would help if people didn't litter here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sonia R
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I have been coming to Gene Coulon Beach Park for over 40 years, and I've seen many changes in that time. When my own girls were young, the playground consisted of some swings, but now they have an amazing playground that I take my grandchildren...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lildebil
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Outdoor Volley Ball, swimming, fishing a nice long walk, people watching just needs more options for food. I really enjoy this place on summer days. a bit crowded at times but not always

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rocket s
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is a great park to visit! Only about 15-20 minutes from SeaTac Airport. Lots of places to sit and watch the water, a playground and swimming area are at one end and there are a couple of restaurants in the middle. Visit Kidd Valley...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marychris O
Reviewed December 16, 2018

This park has it all! Children's play area, walking trails, fishing, picnic areas, view seating areas, restaurants, etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chotaro S
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Gene Coulon beach park Very nice community park by the lake. Great place for a wall by the river. The best time of year to visit this park, would be in late September and early October when the leafs are turning red. There are two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 300stany
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great scenery, places to eat. Mostly summer time for me but I would think anytime of year you can see something good here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave B
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Took a walk with family. Nice paved surfaces. Beautiful views of the water. Very safe place to enjoy nature.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nancy C
May 15, 2017|
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Response from sydnie j | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the walking area is paved. I believe there are small trails that branch off the main one that are just dirt but the main path is all paved.
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |
Lk. is still very cold. I haven't heard if it's closed to swimming yet..Ducks, Ducks and more ducks is the usual reason for a closed beach...watch for signs...They post "No Swimming"..
May 1, 2016|
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