Alki Beach Park

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Alki Beach Park
West Seattle Statue of Liberty 02.jpg
Alki Beach Park with replica of Statue of Liberty
LocationWest Seattle, Washington, USA
Coordinates47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729Coordinates: 47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729
Area135.9 acres (55.0 ha)
Created1907[1]
Operated bySeattle Parks and Recreation

Alki Beach Park is a 135.9-acre (55.0 ha) park located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that consists of the Elliott Bay beach between Alki Point and Duwamish Head.[2] It has a 0.5 miles (0.80 km) of beachfront, and was the first public salt-water bathing beach on the west coast of the United States. It is open daily from 4am to 11:30pm.[3]

The beach has a replica of the Statue of Liberty that was installed in 1952.[4] The Alki Point Monument memorializing Seattle's pioneer White settlers is also located in the park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park history, Seattle Parks and Recreation, retrieved 2012-09-05
  2. ^ Alki Beach Park, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation. Accessed online 7 December 2007.
  3. ^ Fleming, S. E. (1919), Civics (supplement): Seattle King County, Seattle: Seattle Public Schools, p. 38.
  4. ^ Lacitis, Erik (September 8, 2011). "On Alki, a statue of memories". The Seattle Times. p. A1. Retrieved September 22, 2018.

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