List of parks in Seattle

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There are hundreds of parks in Seattle, Washington. See the full list at the bottom of the page.

National parks[edit]

Seattle contains one area administered by the National Park Service.

Name Image Established Location Size Description
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Klse cadillac hotel.jpg 1976 Pioneer Square This is one of four units that make up the national historical park. The other three are in Skagway, Alaska.

City parks[edit]

Seattle's city parks are administered by Seattle Parks and Recreation, a city department. Several bike and pedestrian trails are maintained by the Seattle Department of Transportation or administered jointly by both departments. A number of waterfront parks are administered by the Port of Seattle, a municipal corporation.

Seattle's oldest park is Denny Park and its largest is Discovery Park. This list has only the notable parks.

Name Image Established Location Size Description
Alki Beach Park West Seattle Statue of Liberty 02.jpg 1907 West Seattle 135.9 acres (55.0 ha)
Alvin Larkins Park Alvin Larkins Park, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 1975 Madrona
Beer Sheva Park Beer Sheva Park, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 1905 Rainier Beach Originally named Atlantic City Park, it was renamed after Beer Sheva, Israel in 1977.
Bryant Playground Bryant Playground, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 1978 Bryant/View Ridge 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Burke-Gilman Trail Burke-Gilman-Cat-3462.jpg 1978 27 miles (43 km) Jointly maintained with Seattle Department of Transportation.
Cal Anderson Park Cal Anderson Park 01.jpg 1901 Capitol Hill 7.37 acres (2.98 ha)
Carkeek Park Carkeek Park shore looking north 02.jpg Broadview 216 acres (87 ha)
Cascade Playground Seattle - Cascade Playground 01.jpg Cascade
Chief Sealth Trail Chief Sealth Trail.jpg 2007 3.6 miles (5.8 km) Maintained by Seattle Department of Transportation.
City Hall Park Seattle - Smith Tower 01.jpg 1916 Pioneer Square 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Colman Park Seattle - view from Ellsworth Storey Cottages.jpg 1907 Mount Baker 24.3 acres (9.8 ha)
Cowen Park Cowen Park 02.jpg 1906 Ravenna 8.4 acres (3.4 ha) Contiguous with Ravenna Park.
Denny Park Denny Park 04.jpg 1883 South Lake Union Seattle's oldest park, it was completely flattened in the Denny Regrade in 1930.
Denny-Blaine Park Denny Blaine Lake Park 02.jpg Denny-Blaine
Discovery Park Seattle - Discovery Park 05.jpg 1973 Magnolia 534 acres (216 ha)
East Montlake Park Totem Pole-2.jpg Montlake
Fairview Park Seattle - big new Eastlake view condo building.jpg Eastlake 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Fauntleroy Park 1971 Fauntleroy 32.9 acres (13.3 ha)
Freeway Park Seattle Freeway Park 06.jpg 1976 Downtown/First Hill 5.2 acres (2.1 ha)
Fremont Peak Park Terrace in Fremont Peak Park.JPG 2007 Fremont 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Frink Park Frink Park - 1.jpg 1906 Leschi 17.2 acres (7.0 ha)
Gas Works Park Gas Works Park 01.jpg 1975 Wallingford 19.1 acres (7.7 ha)
Genesee Park Rainier Valley 57.7 acres (23.4 ha)
Golden Gardens Park Golden Gardens flautist 02.jpg Ballard, Seattle 87.8 acres (35.5 ha)
Green Lake Park Seattle - Anas americana in flight at Green Lake 01.jpg 1903 Green Lake
Hamilton Viewpoint Hamilton Viewpoint, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 1954 West Seattle 16.9 acres (6.8 ha)
Hing Hay Park Hing Hay Park 01.jpg 1973 Chinatown-International District 0.64 acres (0.26 ha)
I-5 Colonnade I-5 Colonnade 04.jpg 2005 Capitol Hill/Eastlake 7.5 acres (3.0 ha) This park is located under Interstate 5.
Interlaken Park Seattle - Interlaken 02.jpg Capitol Hill/Montlake 51.7 acres (20.9 ha)
Jack Block Park Jack Block Park, April 2012.jpg 2001 West Seattle 15 acres (6.1 ha) Maintained by the Port of Seattle.
Jackson Park Seattle - Jackson Park Golf Course, 1970.jpg 1928 Haller Lake/Northgate/Lake City 160.7 acres (65.0 ha)
Jefferson Park Seattle - Jefferson Park Golf Course 01.jpg 1908 Beacon Hill 52.4 acres (21.2 ha)
Kerry Park Seattle from Kerry Park.jpg 1927 Queen Anne 1.26 acres (0.51 ha)
Kinnear Park Seattle - Smith Cove from Kinnear Park 01A.jpg Queen Anne 14.1 acres (5.7 ha)
Kiwanis Ravine BNSFtracks-kiwanisravine-seattle.jpg Magnolia 8.7 acres (3.5 ha)
Kobe Terrace Seattle Kobe Park 01.jpg Chinatown-International District 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Kubota Garden Kubota Garden 15.jpg 1927 Rainier Beach 20 acres (8.1 ha) It has been a public park since 1987.
Lake People Park Lake People Park, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 2005 Columbia City 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Lake Union Park Kayak on Lake Union 02.jpg 2010 South Lake Union 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Lakeview Park Lake Washington Blvd-2.jpg Denny-Blaine 4.5 acres (1.8 ha)
Leschi Park Leschi Park - 1.jpg Leschi 18.5 acres (7.5 ha)
Lincoln Park Lincoln Park Seattle 3.jpg West Seattle 135 acres (55 ha)
Louisa Boren Park Louisa Boren Park, Seattle, March 2013.jpg 1913 Capitol Hill 7.2 acres (2.9 ha)
Madison Park Madison Park - 1.jpg Madison Park 8.3 acres (3.4 ha)
Madrona Park Madrona Park - 2.jpg Madrona 31.2 acres (12.6 ha)
Magnuson Park Magnuson Abandoned Building.jpg 1977 Sand Point 350 acres (140 ha) Originally called Carkeek Park and occupied by the United States Navy from 1922-1975.
Matthews Beach Park Matthews Beach.jpg 1951 Matthews Beach 22 acres (8.9 ha)
McCurdy Park MOHAI 02.jpg Montlake 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Me-Kwa-Mooks Park Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, Seattle, November 2015.jpg 1994 West Seattle 20.2 acres (8.2 ha)
Meridian Playground Seattle - Good Shepherd - gazebo.jpg Wallingford The site features a building called the Good Shepherd Center, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Home of the Good Shepherd.
Montlake Playfield Seattle - Montlake Community Center 01.jpg 1935 Montlake 27 acres (11 ha)
Myrtle Edwards Park Seattle-Smith-Cove-grain-terminal-2395.jpg Belltown 4.8 acres (1.9 ha)
Northacres Park Northacres civil defense siren.jpg Haller Lake 20.7 acres (8.4 ha)
North Passage Point Park Shallow-draft tugboat propeller from the Arctic Bear at North Passage Point Park.JPG 1977 Northlake 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Occidental Park Seattle - Art Happening in Occidental Park 01.jpg 1971 Pioneer Square 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Oxbow Park Seattle Georgetown Oxbow Park Boots 01.jpg Georgetown
Peace Park Peace Park - 1.JPG 1990 University District
Ravenna Park Ravenna Park 03 - colormapped.jpg Ravenna 49.9 acres (20.2 ha) Contiguous with Cowen Park.
Rizal Park Seattle8.jpg 1979 Beacon Hill 9.6 acres (3.9 ha)
Roanoke Park Seattle - Roanoke Park Ulmis laevis 02.jpg 1908 Capitol Hill/Portage Bay 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Schmitz Park Seattle - Schmitz Park road 01.jpg 1908 West Seattle 53.1 acres (21.5 ha)
Seattle Center Internationalfountain.jpg 1962 Lower Queen Anne 74 acres (30 ha) Administered by the Seattle Center Department, a city department.
Seattle Japanese Garden Japanese Garden - Seattle 02.jpg 1960 Madison Park 3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Seward Park Seattle - Seward Park Inn 01.jpg 1911 Seward Park 300 acres (120 ha)
South Passage Point Park View of South Passage Point Park from North Passage Point Park.JPG 1977 Eastlake 0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Terry Pettus Park Terry Pettus Park, Seattle, March 2013.jpg Eastlake 0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Tilikum Place Tilikum Place.jpg Belltown
Victor Steinbrueck Park Victor Steinbrueck Park, Seattle 2.jpg 1970 Downtown 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Viretta Park Viretta Park bench 02.jpg Denny-Blaine 1.8 acres (0.73 ha)
Volunteer Park Volunteer Park 03.jpg 1901 Capitol Hill 48.3 acres (19.5 ha)
Washington Park Arboretum Seattle - Arboretum Bridge 01.jpg 1934 Montlake/Madison Valley/Washington Park 230 acres (93 ha) Jointly administered by Seattle Parks and Recreation, the University of Washington, and the Arboretum Foundation.
Waterfront Park Seattle - Pier 59 - 08.jpg Central Waterfront
Westlake Park Seattle - Westlake Mall at Xmas 02.jpg 1988 Downtown 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
West Montlake Park Seattle - West Montlake Park 01.jpg 1909 Montlake
Woodland Park Aerial of Woodland Park Zoo, 1969.jpg 1902 Phinney Ridge/Green Lake 90.9 acres (36.8 ha) Site of Woodland Park Zoo, and contiguous with Green Lake Park.

Other non-profit parks[edit]

A number of parks are operated by educational institutions or other non-profit organizations.

Name Image Established Location Size Description
Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens Welcome sign at Ballard Locks and botanical gardens.jpg Ballard Part of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Olympic Sculpture Park Olympic Sculpture Park 01.jpg 2007 Belltown 9 acres (3.6 ha) Operated by the Seattle Art Museum.
South Seattle College Arboretum West Seattle
Union Bay Natural Area Union Bay Natural Area - toward Mt. Rainier.jpg 1972 University District 50 acres (20 ha) Administered by University of Washington Botanic Gardens.
Woodland Park Zoo Platycercus eximius -Woodland Park Zoo-6-2c.jpg Phinney Ridge Operated by a non-profit organization.

Private parks[edit]

Private individuals and organizations maintain a number of parks which are open for use by the public.

Name Image Established Location Size Description
Streissguth Gardens Flickr - brewbooks - Mary Ellen at Streissguth Gardens - Seattle (2).jpg 1962 Capitol Hill

All Seattle parks[edit]

  1. 12th Ave. Square Park
  2. 14th Avenue NW Boat Ramp
  3. 3001 E Madison Park
  4. 32nd Ave W Boat Launch
  5. 6th Avenue NW Pocket Park
  6. A. B. Ernst Park
  7. Adams Street Boat Ramp
  8. Albert Davis Park
  9. Alki Beach Park
  10. Alki Playground
  11. Alvin Larkins Park
  12. Amy Yee Tennis Center Park
  13. Andover Place
  14. Arroyos Natural Area
  15. Atlantic City Boat Ramp
  16. Atlantic Street Park
  17. B.F. Day Playground
  18. Bagley Viewpoint
  19. Baker Park on Crown Hill
  20. Ballard Commons Park
  21. Ballard Corners Park
  22. Ballard Playground
  23. Bar-S Playground
  24. Bayview Playground
  25. Bayview-Kinnear (Lower Kerry Park)
  26. Beacon Hill Playfield
  27. Beacon Place
  28. Beer Sheva Park
  29. Bell Street Park
  30. Bellevue Place
  31. Belltown Cottage Park
  32. Belmont Place
  33. Belvedere Park
  34. Belvoir Place
  35. Benefit Playground
  36. Benvenuto Viewpoint
  37. Bergen Place
  38. Bhy Kracke Park
  39. Bitter Lake Playfield
  40. Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space
  41. Blaine Place
  42. Blue Dog Pond
  43. Blue Ridge Circle
  44. Blue Ridge Places
  45. Boren Park
  46. Boren Place
  47. Boylston Place
  48. Bradner Gardens Park
  49. Brighton Playfield
  50. Broadway Hill Park
  51. Bryant Neighborhood Playground
  52. Burke-Gilman Playground Park
  53. Burke-Gilman Trail
  54. Cal Anderson Park
  55. California Place
  56. Camp Long
  57. Carkeek Park
  58. Carleton Center
  59. Carleton Highlands
  60. Cascade Place
  61. Cascade Playground
  62. Cayton Corner Park
  63. Cedar Park
  64. Cesar Chavez Park
  65. Charles Richey Sr Viewpoint
  66. Cheasty Boulevard
  67. Cheasty Natural Area
  68. Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop
  69. Chinook Beach Park
  70. Christie Park
  71. City Hall Park
  72. Cleveland Playfield
  73. Coe Play Park
  74. College Street Park
  75. College Street Ravine
  76. Colman Park
  77. Colman Playground
  78. Columbia Park
  79. Commodore Park
  80. Corliss Place
  81. Cormorant Cove
  82. Cottage Grove Park
  83. Counterbalance Park
  84. Cowen Park
  85. Crescent Place
  86. Crown Hill Glen
  87. Crown Hill Park
  88. Daejeon Park
  89. Dahl Playfield
  90. Dakota Place Park
  91. David Rodgers Park
  92. Day Street Boat Ramp
  93. Dearborn Park
  94. Delridge and Myrtle Park
  95. Delridge Playfield
  96. Denny Blaine Lake Park
  97. Denny Park
  98. Denny Blaine Park
  99. Discovery Park
  100. Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park
  101. Dr. Jose Rizal Park
  102. Don Armeni Boat Ramp
  103. Donnie Chin International Childrens Park
  104. Duwamish Waterway Park
  105. E.C. Hughes Playground
  106. East Duwamish Greenbelt
  107. East Montlake Park
  108. East Portal Viewpoint
  109. East Queen Anne Playground
  110. Eastmont Place
  111. Eddie Vine Boat Ramp
  112. Ella Bailey Park
  113. Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook
  114. Endolyne Park
  115. Ercolini Park
  116. Fairmount Playground
  117. Fairview Park
  118. Fairview Walkway
  119. Fauntleroy Creek Ravine
  120. Fauntleroy Park
  121. Fauntleroy Place
  122. Ferdinand Street Boat Launch
  123. Firehouse Mini Park
  124. First Hill Park
  125. Fletcher Place
  126. Flo Ware Park
  127. Freeway Park
  128. Fremont Canal Park
  129. Fremont Peak Park
  130. Frink Park
  131. Froula Playground
  132. Garfield Playfield
  133. Gas Works Park
  134. Genesee Park and Playfield
  135. Georgetown Playfield
  136. Georgetown Pump Station
  137. Gerber Park
  138. Gilman Playground
  139. Golden Gardens Park
  140. Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
  141. Green Lake Park
  142. Greenwood Park
  143. Greenwood Triangle
  144. Greg Davis Park
  145. Haller Lake Street End
  146. Hamilton Viewpoint Park
  147. Harrison Ridge Greenbelt
  148. Harvard-Miller/Roanoke Annex
  149. Herring's House Park
  150. Hiawatha Playfield
  151. Highland Drive Parkway
  152. Highland Park Playground
  153. Highland Place
  154. Hing Hay Park
  155. Hitt's Hill Park
  156. Homer Harris Park
  157. Horiuchi Park
  158. Horton Hill Corridor
  159. Howell Park
  160. Hubbard Homestead
  161. Hunter Boulevard
  162. Hutchinson Playground
  163. Hyde Place
  164. I-5 Colonnade
  165. Interbay Athletic Complex
  166. Interlaken Park
  167. Inverness Ravine Park
  168. Japanese Garden
  169. Jefferson Park
  170. Jimi Hendrix Park
  171. John C. Little, Sr. Park
  172. Judge Charles M. Stokes Overlook
  173. Judkins Park and Playfield
  174. Julia Lee’s Park
  175. Junction Plaza
  176. Katie Black's Garden
  177. Kerry Park
  178. Keystone Place
  179. Kilbourne Park
  180. Kinnear Park
  181. Kinnear Place
  182. Kirke Park
  183. Kiwanis Memorial Preserve Park
  184. Kobe Terrace
  185. Kubota Garden
  186. Lake City Memorial Triangle
  187. Lake City Mini Park
  188. Lake People Park
  189. Lake Union Park
  190. Lake Washington Boulevard
  191. Lakeridge Park
  192. Lakeridge Playfield
  193. Lakeview Park
  194. Lakeview Place
  195. Lakewood Playground
  196. Lakewood Triangle
  197. Lambert Place
  198. Landing Parkway
  199. Lawton Park
  200. Laurelhurst Playfield
  201. Leschi-Lake Dell Natural Area
  202. Leschi Park
  203. Licton Springs Park
  204. Lewis Park
  205. Lincoln Park
  206. Linden Orchard Park
  207. Little Brook Park
  208. Llandover Woods Greenspace
  209. Lowman Beach Park
  210. Longfellow Creek Natural Area
  211. Loyal Heights Playfield
  212. Lynn Street Mini Park
  213. MacLean Park
  214. Madison Park
  215. Madison Park North Beach
  216. Madrona Briar Patch
  217. Madrona Park
  218. Madrona Playground
  219. Madrona Ravine
  220. Magnolia Boulevard
  221. Magnolia Greenbelt
  222. Magnolia Manor Park
  223. Magnolia Park
  224. Magnolia Playfield
  225. Magnolia Tidelands Park
  226. Magnuson Park
  227. Maple Leaf Reservoir Park
  228. Maple School Ravine
  229. Maple Wood Playfield
  230. Marra-Desimone Park
  231. Marshall Park
  232. Martha Washington Park
  233. Martin Luther King JR Memorial Park
  234. Marvin's Garden
  235. Matthews Beach Park
  236. Mayfair Park
  237. McGilvra Boulevard
  238. McGilvra Place
  239. McGraw Square
  240. Meadowbrook Playfield
  241. Me-Kwa-Mooks Natural Area
  242. Me-Kwa-Mooks Park
  243. Meridian Playground
  244. Miller Playfield
  245. Miller Triangle
  246. Mineral Springs Park
  247. Mock Creek Ravine
  248. Montlake Boulevard
  249. Montlake Playfield
  250. Morgan Junction
  251. Mount Baker Boulevard
  252. Mount Baker Park
  253. Mount Claire Park
  254. Mt Baker Ridge Viewpoint
  255. Myrtle Edwards Park
  256. Myrtle Reservoir
  257. Nantes Park
  258. Nathan Hale Playfield
  259. NE 60th Street Park
  260. Nora's Woods
  261. North Beach Park
  262. North Passage Point
  263. Northacres Park
  264. Northeast Queen Anne Greenbelt
  265. Northgate Park
  266. Northlake Park
  267. Northwest 60th Viewpoint
  268. Observatory Courts
  269. Occidental Square
  270. Olympic Sculpture Park
  271. Open Water Park
  272. Orchard Street Ravine
  273. Othello Playground
  274. Oxbow Park
  275. Park Home Circle
  276. Parkmont Place
  277. Parsons Gardens
  278. Peace Park
  279. Pelly Place Natural Area
  280. Peppi's Playground
  281. Piers 62 and 63
  282. Pigeon Point Park
  283. Pinehurst Playground
  284. Pinehurst Pocket Park
  285. Pioneer Square
  286. Pipers Creek Natural Area
  287. Plum Tree Park
  288. Plymouth Pillars Park
  289. Portage Bay Park
  290. Powell Barnett Park
  291. Pratt Park
  292. Prefontaine Place
  293. Prentis I. Frazier Park
  294. Pritchard Island Beach
  295. Puget Boulevard Commons
  296. Puget Creek Greenspace
  297. Puget Park
  298. Puget Ridge Playground
  299. Queen Anne Boulevard
  300. Queen Anne Bowl Playfield
  301. Rainbow Point
  302. Rainier Beach Playfield
  303. Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
  304. Rainier Place
  305. Rainier Playfield
  306. Ravenna Boulevard
  307. Ravenna Park
  308. Ravenna Ravine
  309. Ravenna Woods
  310. Ravenna-Eckstein Park
  311. Regrade Park
  312. Riverview Playfield
  313. Roanoke Park
  314. Roanoke Street Mini Park
  315. Rogers Playground
  316. Ross Playground
  317. Rotary Viewpoint
  318. Roxhill Park
  319. Sacajawea Playground
  320. Salmon Bay Park
  321. Sam Smith Park
  322. Sandel Playground
  323. Schmitz Boulevard
  324. Schmitz Preserve Park
  325. Seacrest Park
  326. Seola Park
  327. Seven Hills Park
  328. Seward Park
  329. Sierra Place
  330. Smith Cove Park
  331. Solstice Park
  332. Soundview Playfield
  333. Soundview Terrace
  334. South Park Meadow
  335. South Park Playground
  336. South Passage Point
  337. Spring Street Mini Park
  338. Spruce Street Mini Park
  339. St. Marks Greenbelt
  340. Stan Sayres Memorial Park
  341. Stevens Place
  342. Stevens Triangle
  343. Sturgus Park
  344. Sturtevant Ravine
  345. Summit Place
  346. Summit Slope Park
  347. Sunnyside Ave N Boat Ramp
  348. Sunset Hill Park
  349. Sunset Place
  350. SW Queen Anne Greenbelt
  351. T.T. Minor Playground
  352. Tashkent Park
  353. Taylor Creek Headwaters
  354. Terry Pettus Park
  355. Thayer Place
  356. Thomas C. Wales Park
  357. Thomas Street Mini Park
  358. Thorndyke Park
  359. Thornton Creek Natural Area
  360. Thyme Patch Park
  361. Tilikum Place
  362. Troll’s Knoll Park
  363. Trolley Hill Park
  364. Trudy's Triangle
  365. Twelfth Avenue South Viewpoint
  366. Union Bay Boglands
  367. Union Station Square
  368. University Circle
  369. University Heights Plaza
  370. University Lake Shore Place
  371. University Playground
  372. Ursula Judkins Viewpoint
  373. Van Asselt Playground
  374. Victor Steinbrueck Park
  375. Victory Creek Park
  376. Victory Heights Playground
  377. View Ridge Playfield
  378. Viretta Park
  379. Virgil Flaim Park
  380. Volunteer Park
  381. Volunteer Parkway
  382. Wallingford Playfield
  383. Wallingford Steps
  384. Walt Hundley Playfield
  385. Ward Springs Park
  386. Washington Park Playfield
  387. Washington Street Boat Landing
  388. Waterfront Park
  389. Waterway 19
  390. Watton Site
  391. Webster Park
  392. Wedgwood Square
  393. West Duwamish Greenbelt
  394. West Ewing Mini Park
  395. West Montlake Park
  396. West Queen Anne Playfield
  397. West Seattle Stadium
  398. Westcrest Park
  399. Westlake Greenbelt
  400. Westlake Park
  401. Westlake Square
  402. William Grose Park
  403. Williams Place
  404. Wolf Creek Ravine Natural Area
  405. Woodland Park
  406. Woodland Park Rose Garden
  407. Yesler Playfield
  408. York Park
  409. York Playground

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Park List, City of Seattle Parks and Recreation.