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“Simply Beautiful”
Review of Carkeek Park

Carkeek Park
Ranked #109 of 439 things to do in Seattle
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
“Simply Beautiful”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were at the park on a nice sunny day in Seattle and loved it. Park offers lots of things from hiking, kids play area, nice lawn to bathe, beach etc... Parking situation is little tricky mainly because there are ton of people visiting this park.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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“Walking in Carkeek park”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great place for walking. There is a wide trail going pass an apple orchard and winding up a long trail. Also, nice place to walk on the beach and watch the trains go by. Good picnic area and play area.

Visited May 2013
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w0rldtraveler007
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171 reviews
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“Nice little escape from the city”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Good place to drop down among trees and escape the bustling suburb surrounding this park. Walk down to the water along a small creek. Be prepared for an occasional whiff of sewer from the water treatment plant but hey, you're in a city - what can you expect.

Visited March 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Solitude in the city”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

The trail system offers hiker and runners enough up and down with views of the Olympics and the Puget Sound to make the trip a refreshing one.

Visited April 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
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“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

This park is tucked away adjacent to a Seattle neighborhood. It's off the beaten path, but well worth the visit. It has a very private feel, magnificent views of Puget Sound, walking trails with a forest feel, a nice grassy children's play area with swings and lovely views, and some picnic shelters where you can barbecue. There is also a pedestrian bridge that goes over railroad tracks, when you hear a train approaching it's great fun to stand overhead and count the cars flashing by just below you. The bridge goes directly over the rail tracks and then has stairs to a beach below. HIghly recommended.

Visited April 2013
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