Favorite Big Parks

Lincoln Park

Location: West Seattle
Address: 8011 Fauntleroy Ave. S.W.
Acreage: 135.4

With five miles of walking/hiking trails, most with spectacular views of the Puget Sound, and the area’s only saltwater swimming pool, how can you blame me for saying Lincoln Park is my favorite (yes […]

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Warren G. Magnuson Park

Location: Northeast Seattle
Address: 7400 Sand Point Way N.E.
Acreage: 320

Warren G. Magnuson Park is one of Seattle’s biggest parks. Only Discovery Park at more than 500 acres and Green Lake Park (by a hair) are bigger than this 320-acre waterfront park in northeast […]

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Discovery Park

January 11, 2010
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Location: Magnolia
Address: 3801 W. Government Way
Acreage: 512.5

A working lighthouse, an Indian cultural center, military housing, a marine reserve. Twelve miles of hiking trails, a children’s play area, tennis courts, picnic tables. That’s not even to mention harbor seals, sea lions, coyotes and […]

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Washington Park Arboretum

Location: Central Seattle
Address: 2300 Arboretum Drive E.
Acreage: 193.9

It’s picture day at the Arboretum. And there are two breeds of photographers to observe.

In one camp are the serious, slightly cranky, amateur nature photographers. This is prime season for this group as they strategically […]

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