Meydenbauer Beach Park, Bellevue

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Meydenbauer Beach Park is a park located in Bellevue, Washington along Lake Washington. Named after William Meydenbauer, the park features paved and unpaved trails, picnic tables, a playground, a restroom facility and a beach.HistoryMeydenbauer Beach Park was once the landing site for passenger ferries that ran between Seattle and Bellevue from the 1890s until 1921. The site was also once home to Wildwood Park, a dance hall and popular destination for Seattle residents.In 2009 the park was one of three that welcomed the Seattle Civic Christmas Ship.FeaturesThe park features paved and unpaved trails, landscaping with native plants, a restroom facility, a playground, picnic tables, a sand and gravel beach, and a fishing dock. Lifeguard duty is offered between late June and Labor Day.
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  • August 1, 2017
    We bumped into this area by accident. It was a very chill neighborhood, and it is safe to walk around.  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    Stunning views of Lake Washington. There seemed to be quite a bit of construction going on at the marina. The water was so clean and the park is immaculate!  more »
  • June 28, 2017
    It's still under construction until May 2018 so don't go yet. Beautiful for when it gets finished though.  more »
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  • March 1, 2017
    very secluded feeling. has a nice swim area with rare open water lap lanes and lifeguards during the season. fishing off the dock seems to be reliable. great for picnics/relaxing/swimming or just getting away for a little while. limited parking but park is somewhat unknown so not usually too hard to find a spot.
  • April 2, 2017
    This is probably the most popular waterfront park in the area. There are usually a few people there, but it's not crowded. I like to do a hill / stair workout here because there are 4 long staircases as well as a climb up to 98th Ave NE. It's under construction and expansion until summer 2017. The playground is not open right now.
  • April 23, 2017
    Update from April 2017: park is closed for construction till Fall 2018. Love this park! It's cosy. There is barbecue area.
  • November 6, 2016
    The view is lovely. The playground is small and gets very hot in summer. The picnic benches attracts a bee or two once you open your lunchboxes, so eat fast! The ducks swim, fly and walk about and will happily eat the food you accidentally drop on the ground... a joy to watch. There's a small beach with sand, and a swimming area, with a lifeguard on duty. A good place to spend an afternoon at.
  • February 16, 2017
    Amazing views here. This is where you can spend some time on a sunny day and.... Read, picnic,

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