northeast seattle

51st Ave. N.E. Street End

April 18, 2016
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Location: Laurelhurst
Address: 51st Ave. N.E. and N.E. Laurelcrest Ln.
Acreage: Approx. 0.06

Did you know that nearly 150 streets in Seattle dead end on the waterfront? The city’s transportation department is improving a few of them each year so they look and act […]

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UW’s Center for Urban Horticulture

Location: University District
Address: 3501 N.E. 41st St.
Acreage: 90

The Washington Park Arboretum gets a lot of attention for its fantastic gardens, pleasant trails and wetlands viewing. Much less visited, but also excellent, is the University of Washington’s Center for Urban Horticulture directly across Union […]

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Wedgwood Rock

May 28, 2015
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Location: Wedgwood/Ravenna
Address: 28th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 72nd St.
Acreage: Approx. 0.05

What’s 163 million years old and sitting quietly in a north Seattle residential neighborhood? The Wedgwood Rock!

Not technically a park, but in the right-of-way strip between the […]

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Finale: Ravenna Woods

December 13, 2013
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Location: North Seattle/Ravenna/University District
Address: 4633 Ravenna Ave. N.E.
Acreage: 1.15

On a very cold morning a couple of weeks ago, I set out to visit the last Seattle Parks Department park on my list. Crunching along this path alone in the crisp, sunny […]

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