Golden Gardens Park, Seattle

4.6
#2 of 6 in Beaches in Seattle
Escape the city at Golden Gardens Park, where you can stroll, sunbathe, fish, and frolic with canine friends. Follow the hiking trails through forest and restored native wetlands, or picnic in the grassy areas. Although the water usually remains too cold for swimming (even in summer), many choose to kayak or canoe here. Keep your eye out for the wealth of wildlife, including sea lions, beavers, and eagles. If you bring a dog, head to the off-leash area in the northern section of the park. Dogs are not permitted on the beaches or in children's play areas. Plan your Golden Gardens Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Seattle using our Seattle route planner .
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  • I am a fan of beaches, but this is not your typical beach. The "sand" is dirty and it gets very busy in warm weather.  more »
  • Beautiful place. Great place to take pictures and just wonder around. We took a tour bus there, but I would recommend double checking the time they pick up. Not always reliable.  more »
  • A local friend took my girlfriend and me out to this park to relax and enjoy the sunset on our last day in Seattle. It was great! The beach is nice, you can see boats going by in the Sound, and a seal...  more »
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