Golden Gardens Park, Seattle

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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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  • Very hectic park with lots of people having parties and playing games, but a great atmosphere to be in for summer. Bring a cooler and some towels and you'll end up with a great day.  more »
  • A strange thing for me coming from the new country, Thailand. Both the 1-degree weather and strong winds, I saw lots of people groups, one group into the sea runner and then running back up the coast, the Park is a quick stroll, socialize with friends or possession.
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  • After touring Discover Park we headed over to Golden Gardens in Ballard. This park is located on Puget Sound with the Olympic Mountain range as a spectacular back drop. Although, the day was chilly th...  more »
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