Favorite Secret Parks

Calkins Landing

December 5, 2016
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Location: Mercer Island
Address: S.E. 28th St. & 60th Ave. S.E.
Acreage: approx. 0.08

The most newly spruced up in a series of Mercer Island waterfront street ends, Calkins Landing is a fantastic small public space.

A paved path curving like a snake through the […]

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Cove Park

October 20, 2015
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Location: West Seattle
Address: Fauntleroy Way S.W. and S.W. Barton St.
Acreage: Approx. 0.3

Squeezed in next to the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock, just south of Lincoln Park, is a newly revitalized park with waterfront access.

This little-known park was closed for several years while […]

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S.W. Brace Point Street End

March 6, 2014
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Location: West Seattle
Address: Fauntleroy Way. S.W. and S.W. Brace Point
Acreage: approx. 0.02

About a third of a mile south of the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock in West Seattle is one of the best waterfront street ends I’ve found so far.

Follow what looks […]

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32nd Ave. W.

September 29, 2012
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Location: Magnolia
Address: 32nd Ave. W. and W. Galer St.
Acreage: approx. 0.4

This is a great secret waterfront park in Magnolia. At the street end of 32nd Ave. W., you’ll find a small waterfront beach that provides a good spot to launch a kayak or […]

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