Green Lake Park, Seattle

4.8
#2 of 6 in Nature in Seattle
Surrounding a glacial lake, Green Lake Park features landscaped lawns and scattered trees that reflect off the glacial waters. The park was part of the 1903 Olmsted Plan, which aimed to create interconnected green spaces throughout Seattle. Set out on the dirt footpath or the two-lane bicycle and stroller path, which stretch the 4.5 km (2.8 mi) perimeter of the lake. You'll see soccer games, Tai Chi classes, and other outdoor activities in the park's open spaces. At the community center, take a dip in the outdoor swimming area, or visit the bathhouse that has been converted into a small theater venue. Put Green Lake Park into our Seattle trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Emerald City's Green Lake Park is a lovely place to take walk, jog, sail, fish, ride a bike, swim, or have a picnic. The 2.8-mile paved path around the lake accommodates those on foot and on wheel...  more »
  • On one of my trips around lake, saw turtles on a little log. I love that after a walk, coffee and/or lunch is a walk away.  more »
  • A lovely park within the city and a super easy and relaxing 3 mile walk around. Lots of amenities. The only negative is that because itโ€™s small and surrounded by streets, you really never escape the s...  more »
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  • Green Lake is wonderful. My best friends and I rented bicycles and we followed the bicycle lane in the park. It was an amazing experience and left me with beautiful memories. This place surely is mesmerizing, and I will definitely revisit when I get another chance. I would recommend going there in the morning or in the afternoon. It looks the best during those times.
  • Best Lake In WA State, 4 Miles Track, healthy wake on Green Lake In Seattle, WA, Best people, Best Community in Seattle, Best Water View to Seattle Green Lake Community, King County Park Hours Green Lake from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, King County better Law enforcement than Snohomish County, Safe at all times, Really good getaway for anyone, Best Real Estate Values for Safety and Great Green Lake. Written By: Joseph Adly Fouad
  • It's an awesome environment, clean and safe. It's great for a morning walk around the lake or a relaxing evening on a bench. Picnic areas, trails, swimming spots, bathrooms - totally recommend
  • Was trash. there were EMPTY paper bags everywhere and i was starving. that counts as littering and they put candles in the bags which counts a fire hazard. while i was leaving to go to my car SOMEONE MUGGED ME DO NOT GO THERE IT IS EXTREMELY UNSAFE!!!
  • A piece of paradise ๐Ÿ˜
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