Golden Gardens Park, Seattle

4.6
#6 of 24 in Beaches in Washington State
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 vacation generator.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Golden Gardens is a popular beach and park in Seattle. There is parking available and if full there is alternative parking in two lots above the beach and park. There are volleyball courts and a conve...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    We (4 adults, 13 year old, 8 year old) visited this park on a Sunday, at low tide. It was great and we spent a few hours wandering around the tide pools. Experts from the Seattle Aquarium were there t...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Went here at sunset and this place was bumping in the summer! Nice to walk around, a little busy for my taste but still got to see some wildlife (king fisher and cranes by the tidal pools). Bring a ca...  more »

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