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Golden Gardens Park

8499 Seaview Place NW, Seattle, WA 98117
+1 206-684-4075
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Plenty of room and free parking

If you visit Seattle in the summer, this might be a good spot to spread a beach blanket and sit on... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Seattle, Washington
Beautiful setting

Was here for a session at the bathhouse - what a great pace on the water. Spectacular views, when... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Jim R
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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You won't find gold here, nor gardens, but with all the sand, sun and surf on this lovely beach, you won't even notice.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puget sound” (22 reviews)
“great beach” (8 reviews)
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8499 Seaview Place NW, Seattle, WA 98117
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

If you visit Seattle in the summer, this might be a good spot to spread a beach blanket and sit on the shore of Puget Sound. There is plenty of free parking, restrooms, and places to eat nearby. A bicycle trail connects it to the...More

Thank saulsnatsky
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Was here for a session at the bathhouse - what a great pace on the water. Spectacular views, when clouds and rain allow, lots of people in the sand, playing volley ball, walking, kids on the playground equipment and lots os people on bikes. Pleasant...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a very nice park on the Sound with lots to do like picnicking, walking/jogging. kite flying, volleyball, barbecuing, relaxing on a bench, photography, playing on the beach etc. You can see ships and boats go by or just play on the beach and...More

1  Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Golden Gardens is at its best on a summer evening. Tons of people come down, picnic, play, have bonfires. A bit of a party scene, admittedly, and not for those looking for quiet and serene... Unless you wander up toward the north end of the...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 31 October 2016

You have to go all the way up to Ballard for this one, so for tourists that probably means wanting a car to get there. But if you can go-- go. It is a beautiful place to visit. We went in February and had a...More

Thank dansonman22
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I live in Seattle and visit Golden Gardens Park and Beach several times a month, to take our dog to the GG Dog Park and visit the beach. The beach is an outstanding and romantic spot to watch the sun set over the Sound and...More

Thank Roverkid
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped here for lunch (Un Bien) and a walk along the beach. This was on a Friday afternoon and the parking was easy and the crowds were small. As it was a bit cloudy (it's Seattle) we didn't swim. The picnic area was relatively clean...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Seattle has one of the easiest and interesting with the Gilman-Burke trail. Check out the city parks and neighborhoods starting at U of Washington with this 14 mile ride.

Thank AJK103
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We attended a wedding in the pavillion at Golden Gardens Park. What a beautiful place to spend the day. There are bathroom facilities, a wide beach, a children's area for the kiddies to play, places to put up a tent and you can even have...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Golden Gardens is a large park on Shilsole Bay in Seattle. It is easily accessible by car or public transit. By car follow Market Street as far as you can. The 45 bus has a stop right across the street from the trail and staircase...More

Thank Clark845
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