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Waterfall Garden Park

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Address: 219 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-2601
Phone Number: 206 624-6096
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Little spot of calm

This park is small but very relaxing. There are lots of chairs to sit at. The walls around the park plus the sound of the waterfall itself helps to drown out the city noise in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy L
Honolulu, Hawaii
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny gem of a park. Great place to put your feet up and eat your lunch on a nice day. (There are tables). Not a major sight, but an enjoyable little stop if you're in the area.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is small but very relaxing. There are lots of chairs to sit at. The walls around the park plus the sound of the waterfall itself helps to drown out the city noise in the background. I grabbed some food to go and went in search of this park to have a small picnic there. I got lost looking... More 

Thank Amy L
Montpelier, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought finding this tucked into the busy city amazing. It was pretty peaceful. Near occidental park so not a long walk.

Thank MarmeeNoir
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visiting the idea sounded great to me. As you walk from the pike place area towards this area it grows more sketchy I found myself turning around because there were a bunch of people on the street in front of the entrance and did not want to deal with that on my vacation break.

Thank alec s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

It was a nice place to take a break as we were walking around! There were families and a few people eating lunch! It was kinda random where it was located, but it was still nice!

Thank Cindel J
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Nice little park - it's all man made but a great space to relax, the sound of the waterfall and the big planters with trees and bushes. Numerous people taking their lunch breaks at the little tables. Enclosed on a site of a old UPS building -walled and gated so it is closed after hours.

Thank Theresa W
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

If you are down in China town, it is definitely worth a stop. A restful and charming park, complete with waterfall, tables and shade. A lot of people like to come and eat their lunch here. It's a nice treat. Clean and pleasant, very restful. You could stay anywhere from 15 minutes to a couple of hours.

Thank Sandy N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Small but feel safe in the middle of Pioneer Square Park as there was a security guard stationed. The garden is small, with small tables and chairs. Excellent place to have lunch bought from nearby restaurants. While having lunch, you could appreciate the waterfall. The noise of the fall actually covers the noise from the city. Tranquillity is what I... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't find the park, we wanted to take two kids but no signs or directions from the street. and it's in a sketchy part of town.

Thank Chris L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Was wandering around Seattle and happened upon this oh, so special little park. It was a hot day and as I started to walk by, a felt a cool breeze which stopped my in my tracks. As I started walking in, this lovely little park took m breath away. A variety of seating spaces tucked among the trees and shrubs.... More 

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