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Address: 950 Northwest Carkeek Park Road, Seattle, WA 98117
Phone Number: +1 206-684-4075
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00

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A great Seattle park

There are well maintained trails here to walk or jog or explore, you can read and relax at the beach on a log or at a picnic table, hear birds of prey overhead or see and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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616 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are well maintained trails here to walk or jog or explore, you can read and relax at the beach on a log or at a picnic table, hear birds of prey overhead or see and definitely hear the crow mafia as they scrutinize you up and down for what you might have for them. You could see a heron... More 

Thank KweqSmanit
Seattle, Washington
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76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Take the dog and enjoy hiking up the hills through the woods, or enjoy a picnic near the beach. Popular local park.

Thank VickiHo
North Carolina
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90 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

There are probably only a few places where you can stand on a beach and see trains pass right in front of you or stand on a bridge and see them pass beneath you. This park has picnic areas (with shade) that can accommodate large groups. The beach is reached by walking over a train bridge or on a short... More 

Thank Eng-Lib
Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our kids of grown up at Carkeek Park. Parking can be a challenge on a warm sunny weekend, but well worth it! Lots of open area and picnic benches. Walk over the trestle bridge down to the beach or better yet, stand on the trestle as the train goes by! You can reserve tables in the picnic areas through the... More 

Thank Paula L
Nashville, Tennessee
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104 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great place to have a secluded walk since it really is one of Seattle's best kept secret parks. Take a walk here or access the beach. Several miles of loops trails and hills for a great workout. Rainforesty feel too.

Thank roaminginrome101
Toronto, Canada
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207 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

beach Access!! Trains! views! hikes! picnic areas! views! Very close byvto Ballarf and Greenwood and Phiney. very life relaxibg. Nice families in park.

Thank Travel333333A
Everett, Washington
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

OMG - Do you want a boost of GORGEOUS? Take a hike!!! This is a series of short trails and I suggest you to start with the longest (Piper Creek - NW 100TH PL) and then find the rest. You'll love this one. We did almost 4 miles and some of us wanted to do it twice for more workout,... More 

Thank conchita2016
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is one of my favorite parks to bring a picnic and just spend some time looking out over the water at the mountains or sitting on the beach. The train comes by, too, which is a huge excitement for the kids at the park (and the grown-up kids, too). I don't think you can beat the view. This is... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I found this park just okay. Trails are fine, beach is fine, but nothing really wow'd me. I'd rather go on a real hike any day, but I suppose Carkeek will do for a back up plan. A good place to explore for those less active.

Thank kcoons7
Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

A great park within easy reach of downtown Seattle. The #28 bus from downtown finishes by the Eddie Mcabee entrance to the park. The park has nice shady trails, babbling brooks, lovely views and is a very nice and refreshing break from urban Seattle. Take a picnic and relax. (If you forget, there is a QFC, Starbucks etc by the... More 

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