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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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A nice surprise in the middle of the city.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sandy N
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Centennial, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We walked over a mile to see this through some fairly seedy parts of Seattle only to find it closed and locked with a sign saying winter hours are only until 3:30 pm. First of all I'm not sure July should have winter hours. Secondly, I mean closed at 3:30? Really?

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited this park today...who would guess you find such a delight in the middle of downtown Seattle. The waterfall is lovely - there are table and chairs there for you to sit and chill out..,we had the place to ourselves and it was a Sunday!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall hidden away in pioneer square. Great place to bring a lunch or read a book. Looks just like a real waterfall!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This tiny little park is equipped with a full on waterfall that seems to spring directly from nature, though of course it's entirely man made in the midst of sometimes gritty but more pervasively gentrifying Pioneer Square. It has an aura of peace, of privacy--a sacred quality. I love to sit at lunch when the sun is out and feel... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

A neat place to get away from the street, relax and collect thoughts. I liked just sitting and listening to the water. A good spot to see people take selfies also.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is not a park per say...But a beautiful cool bag lunch stop or summer cooling place. Lots of outdoor places to sit with small tables. Bushes, trees, and flowers. Some people actually working with laptops. Certainly was not to crowded and was rather quiet while we were there. Lots of cooling falls to stand near and cool off. Sounds... More 

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