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Being just a short drive away from the bustling city makes this lake an ideal getaway for the stressed-out Seattleite.
Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love walking here, hanging out, people watching, dogs love it, picnicking, fishing if you choose, drinking...kidding ha, writing, drawing, thinking, watching people have trouble backing their truck and boat out of the water. There are so many areas to choose from to chill at...More

Thank Smoothmimi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This an absolutely gorgeous place to visit. Just to sit and be. Or to walk and be active. Or to find a nice café to dine. Breathtaking views.

Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Lake Washington li s beautiful e en on a rainy day as our visit was. Gorgeous homes and gardens line the lake as well as parks , marinas & walking g teaila.

Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

No dumping and no lifeguard 😆 Beautiful pictures. Would be a great place for a family picnic! Chism Beach was where we went. Parking is up the hill, handicap parking available On the lower level. Had a little playground for kids. Really clean and nice....More

Thank Jessica I
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Like any other large lake, Lake Washington has all kinds of outdoor water activities. Exploring by boat is a great way to spend the day.

Thank The2TravelingFools
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you take a tour or charter a boat/kayak it’s well worth visiting here. Most famous for sleepless in Seattle house and former residents. This pleasant calm lake is a joy to peruse.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Our lake is beautiful year round, even if it is not always warm. It does get pretty warm in the summer and people swim there, but my favorite thing to do is jetskiing. Lake Washington is more than big enough for various high speed watersports;...More

Thank RainCityJulia
Reviewed 13 August 2018

While staying in the Seattle area, I stayed in a neighborhood with a beautiful view of this lake. Seeing all the boats and planes and getting a view of the mountains was wonderful. I also saw one of the most beautiful sunsets of my life...More

Thank Alyssa C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Lovely beach, clean and family friendly inviting to sports enthusiasts, hikers, trails. Showers, nice bathrooms, very scenic. Plan to return.

Thank kathylrankin
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wonderful environment and hotel is inexpensive and centrally located. 15 minutes from all of the South Lake area. Super easy freeway access to the 405 and connector to the 5 and huge shopping plazas around the area.

Thank b2fergie
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Response from Loreen P | Reviewed this property |
I actually had not heard about this until your question, I plan to also go check this out now since it's not too far from my neighborhood. Hope you get the chance to visit.