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Seward Park

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5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S, Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206-684-4075
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Treat yourself to Seward Park

On a gorgeous fall day we decided to drive to Seward Park. Hadn't been there for years. Designed... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Seattle Washington
Very nice for summer time

A very nice park for kayaking, bbqing, cycling, and many other activities. Many facilities are... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Anas J
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Seattle's oldest park is still one of the most popular parks in the city.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old growth” (5 reviews)
“visit seward” (2 reviews)
“wooded trails” (2 reviews)
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5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S, Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed November 3, 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

Thank PanoramaPoint
Reviewed September 18, 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
Reviewed June 13, 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
Reviewed May 21, 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
Reviewed April 3, 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.

Reviewed March 12, 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
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This gem of a park offers picnicking, biking, swimming and a great kids park (esp 2-8 year olds). What people don't always try out is the great inner old-growth forest hiking trails. Or the wildlife-- from eagles to herons, coots, turtles, woodpeckers and owls among...More

Thank MountainVistas
Reviewed February 19, 2017

It is right next to Lake WA and not often super crowded. I wouldn't recommend going late at night or at dusk. But it is a great place to hang out for the day, especially when it is hot. Plan on going around lunchtime and...More

Thank dansonman22
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Seward Park can be very busy during the summer months. Rainy day visits are a favorite of mine. The trails tend to be empty. It is one the gems of the Seattle Parks department. If you haven't been you need to plan a visit.

2  Thank Alec D
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We go walking the dogs here. Its a nice looped park, one side is the lake and one is the forest. Beautiful! The park does get a bit busy during the summer months. Parking can also be tight. There is a park with swings for...More

Thank Monica N
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Victoria G
November 13, 2017|
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.