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Discovery Park

3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
+1 206-386-4236
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You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre park.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (49 reviews)
“light house” (31 reviews)
“visitor center” (39 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
+1 206-386-4236
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park was a must do recommendation that we followed through on. Discovery Park is the largest city park in Seattle. It is part of the Magnolia neighborhood. We saw spectacular views of mountain ranges. If you love nature this is the place for you....More

Thank Elsie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is a treasure. At one time it was an army post. When the post was no longer used by the army the area was left to the city. Several building housing the officers quarters are still standing and they are now in private...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk with fantastic views, quick steep hike down to the water, stroll along the water to the light house and back,... half a day is plenty, and extra perk that you can enjoy the nice Magnolia neighborhood on the way there, and maybe stop...More

Thank Susanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not all visitors to Discovery Park in the wonderful western edge of Seattle, know that it once was a great place for little kids to ride their bikes, climb trees and roam about in freedom when it was a military base for the Army. Little...More

Thank Patty L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to unwind any time of the day but I would suggest an evening picnic and watching the sunset. Heaven

Thank GoodVib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great park for a mid day stroll. I went in October. Although it was sunny out, it was pretty chilly since you are so close to the water. The trails are do-able for sure. I ended up going with my bike. I...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love that it's on the water, has many walking/hiking trails, and has plenty of parking. There's also a big field (or 2) to play frisbee or something. The beach/waterfront walk is a highlight.

Thank akm3388
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the true gems of Seattle! Great views, beautiful trails. Must see if you're the outdoorsy or active type and you visit Seattle!

Thank Superflymama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovery Park is the largest park in Seattle with over 500 acres. The views are spectacular! 7 of us went for a hike and it was fun to explore the grounds. I think it is a better place to go if you have a large...More

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend. We wandered around and got a little lost but I would definitely go back for another run or hike. Great wooded areas, some pavement, and beach access.

Thank Imma B
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9 July 2015|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
You can't park down there unless you get a permit, handicap and people with young children can get a permit however you can have someone drop you off or if you have someone waiting in the car and you don't take long. It is a... More
7 June 2015|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
There is a 1.5 mile, not hour, walk from the nearest parking lot. There are 8 spaces at the lighthouse for which you will need a permit. Generally, they are for those not physically able so an elerdy person or impaired my... More