Playgrounds in Seattle

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Playgrounds in Seattle

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  • wagmal
    Missouri122 contributions
    We loved the park however our timing was off and there were some after school programs there so the park was crazy busy. But our daughter really enjoyed her time here!
    Written August 16, 2022
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  • seanworc
    New York City, NY718 contributions
    Volunteer Park is a city park in the Capital Hill neighborhood of Seattle. It is hilly so wear comfortable shoes. Home to the Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Olmsted designed this park. Named for the war dead in the Spanish-American War.
    Written September 5, 2022
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  • Jason Hennig
    Renton, WA264 contributions
    This park gets a 4 for the novelty (3 for anything else). It's a fun little installation, but it's getting old and the age is showing. But if you're nearby, it's still a nice little stop.
    Written September 5, 2022
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  • ReaderPat
    Sioux Falls, SD7,157 contributions
    On a recent trip, my son drove to a neighborhood I hadn’t previously been in, Magnolia. It is upscale (expensive) and has homes from every decade and in many different architectural styles. The lawns are beautifully landscaped.

    We went to a park neither of us had been to before, Ella Bailey Park. It has stunning views of downtown, Puget Sound, and Mt. Rainier. We sat for a long time, enjoying coffee we brought with us while we reveled in the views.
    Written August 29, 2017
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  • Austin Reichert
    Austin, TX16 contributions
    I went here in May 2018. It was a nice park. We just chilled there and got ice cream for awhile. There’s a skate park if you like that
    Written July 30, 2022
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  • FlyAaron
    United States755 contributions
    This park has a number of different walking trails. Once you enter, you have the option of parking near one of the recreation fields or boat slips. Continue to follow the main road to the parking lot at the shoreline of the park. There, you’ll find a pathway along Lake Washington that’s beautiful and quite scenic. There’s a few benches, grills, and a restroom. We really enjoyed the quiet and beautiful setting.
    Written October 12, 2021
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  • Frrd B
    2 contributions
    Salmon Bay Park s a great place to enjoy a picnic outing. The park has plenty of picnic tables to choose from, plus it has restroom facilities. It’s large enough to exercise your children and/or dog, and the hilly terrains makes for fun views. The park is close to the eclectic Ballard Neighborhood, so you can get a variety of take out food for your outing.
    Written October 24, 2022
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  • seanworc
    New York City, NY718 contributions
    Magnolia is a quiet residential neighborhood across the lake from Ballard. It faces Elliott Bay and Puget Sound. Beautiful homes at the water’s edge.
    Written September 6, 2022
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This park is unique in that it has an upper and lower baseball field with backstops, scoreboard, a playground with some clever climbing features and monkey bars, baby swings, slide and a nice sized sand box to play in. Lots of grassy areas to play or relax and there are public bathrooms. The newest addition is the Ross Playfield Shelter House which is available for rental and has a large roll-up door to bring the outside in.
    Written October 12, 2015
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This is one giant neighborhood park which has something for everybody. Large grass field, basketball court (full size), wading pool, and a large play structure with a "rock waterfall" ending in a sand pit. Only saw one homeless guy who had set up his hammock on the edge of the park. This park was also very well maintained and was pretty active for a Monday afternoon.
    Written June 28, 2016
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    The Magnolia Playfield is broken into two locations, split by the Catherine Blaine School Magnolia Rec Center and the "Pop" Mounger Swimming Pool. The south section is made up of two giant ballfields that host lots of Baseball in the summer and in the fall and winter for Soccer and Football. The North Section called the "West Magnolia Playfield" has three major ball fields as well as an adjacent smaller field that is used for young children's soccer, etc. All of these fields have large backstops, team dugouts and are large enough for adult play. The area is kept up very well.
    Written October 12, 2015
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This Playground has it all, huge ballfields, tennis courts, half court basketball court, kid's play structure, wadding pool and restrooms. In addition, this area is ADA approved. Very popular ballfields for adult softball as well as teen baseball. The soccer field is used by all ages. It always seems to be well groomed and for those over 21, you are within walking distance of four micro brewers.
    Written August 28, 2015
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This is a nice park located next to Lawton Elementary School and just a few blocks from the Fishermen's Terminal. Lots of rolling grass his surrounded by massive Evergreens, this park has lots of walking paths, a ball field and a new play structure for kids. Easy to find a quite spot to relax of picnic.
    Written October 12, 2015
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This is a well used park with lots of family's with kids and usually a few dogs playing as well. There is a really nicely thought out play structure as well as a Trolley Stage giving a nod to the old trolley service that ran through here many years ago. The Boys and Girls Club is adjacent to the park as well as a super nice P-Patch. Every neighborhood should be so lucky to have such a nice park in their community.
    Written June 28, 2016
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  • Tall66
    Wenatchee, WA1,134 contributions
    This is a nice little park that is entirely shaded by trees giving it a great feel. With benches and a few tables it is a great place have a bite and relax. As this is on the ground of an old fire station the playground has a structure that looks like and old firetruck.

    This park is right across the street from the Swedish Hospital, Cherry Street location.
    Written March 25, 2017
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