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Lake Union Park

Parent Category: Seattle
Created: 25 May 2014
Photo from King County, Seattle, Lake Union ParkAddress:

860 Terry Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109

Acreage:

12

Pictures below will take you on a virtual tour around this beautiful urban park!

 Park Features:

Photo from King County, Seattle, Lake Union Park
  • Waterfront
  • Views
  • Walking trail
  • Kayaking
  • Waterfront steps
  • Pedestrian bridge
  • Model boat pond
  • 300 feet of interactive fountains
  • Tree grove and picnic area
  • Landscaped mounds
Overview:
Photo from King County, Seattle, Lake Union Park

Lake Union Park is located in the heart of the city of Seattle, just in a twenty minute walk from Downtown or just in fifteen minute streetcar ride. This is a perfect urban 12-acre park which offers numerous recreational opportunities for its’ visitors.

Hundred years ago this beautiful territory that was adjacent to Lake Union was considered to be the best place for an urban park with a nice waterfront. In 2005 it was decided to develop this beautiful site into the comfortable park.

Nowadays, Lake Union Park provides wonderful views, green lawns and blue waters of the lake. Residents of the city, neighborhood residents and tourists from all over the country will enjoy all this beauty, including waterfront steps, interactive fountains, landscaped mounds, tree grove and many other things.

Photo from King County, Seattle, Lake Union Park

The development of the park still continues, an education complex is planned to be constructed, the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation plans to develop Northwest Canoe Center. What really amazes is that this territory has been turned to a wonderful recreational place just in several years.

Additional visitors’ information:

·    Restrooms and drinking water can be found at Compass Café during the operating hours
·    ATM is located at World Sports Grille
·    Playground for children is situated in the eastern park of the park, on the other side of Daniel’s Broiler.

 

These pictures were taken on May 13, 2014

Directions:

In order to get directions, please click on the map below:

Photo: Roman Khomlyak

Photo Editing: Pavlo Petryshyn

Information: Marina Petrova

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