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Waterfall Garden Park

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Address: 219 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-2601
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A Favorite Hidden Gem!

Waterfall Garden Park's always been my favorite hidden gem in Pioneer Square. Tucked just a few blocks south of the Underground Tour at 2nd Ave S. & S. Main St., this little... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant surprise in downtown Seattle. You can pass right by it and never know it-we did. Once you enter the gate, there is a sense of tranquility. Take a few minutes and enjoy a bit of serenity.

Thank Gary D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Waterfall Garden Park's always been my favorite hidden gem in Pioneer Square. Tucked just a few blocks south of the Underground Tour at 2nd Ave S. & S. Main St., this little in-city oasis sits on the very spot where James Casey started United Parcel Service began in the basement of a local tavern. The park is now operated by... More 

Thank NorthwestNative
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We passed here by chance and so had a quick look. People were having their lunch in here. Quite a surprising garden squeezed into a tiny area.

Thank pollyoppy
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

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.

Thank Adventures0fAandL
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 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 September 23, 2016

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 September 20, 2016 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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