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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Wonderful spot for all seasons

Love the fact that their are two restaurants within the park itself. The arboretum-style path is... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Seattle, WA
The Highlight of South Lake Washington

We frequent Gene Coulon Park as a great venue for a walk along the lake. They have a great piece... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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“boat launch” (35 reviews)
“kidd valley” (25 reviews)
“swimming area” (22 reviews)
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1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Love the fact that their are two restaurants within the park itself. The arboretum-style path is fun for tree lovers, too.

Thank KandBFarms
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We frequent Gene Coulon Park as a great venue for a walk along the lake. They have a great piece of property with about 1 1/2 miles of pathway along the edge of the lake. They have a family beach, docks for fishing or strolling,...More

Thank Goody1
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Renton has done an excellent job of creating this park to be enjoyed by all of the community. Walking, jogging, swimming, fishing to name a few of the activities. And the Sundays are spectacular! Plenty of space and facilities for picnics and barbeques. The city...More

Thank LisaGoldsmith
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very beautiful and clean park. The walk from one end of the park to the other is great as well. Swimming places and play area for kids and tennis courts and volley ball areas as well. It does get VERY busy on hot days so...More

Thank Monica N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Well maintained park offers everything from food (Ivars and Kidd Valley are on-site) to fishing to swimming.

Thank Cheri90
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with an outstanding play structure area, a swimming beach and a fishing area. There are numerous shelters and pavilions as well as many shady trees. At certain times lifeguards are on duty. Signs caution against eating any fish caught due...More

Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a neat park along Lake Washington in Renton. There is a long paved pathway so it's convenient for bicycles, strollers, and toddlers or older people that have trouble walking over bumpy areas. We usually park on the south end of the park and...More

Thank Agnes L
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Love to go to this park for morning exercise! Beautiful lake! Love to take photo of this place! Fun for kids! Beach and playground!

Thank Bee T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Coulon Park has always been one of the best parks to visit during any season except the park has more people than ever during the summer month. This park has a swimming area with lifeguard on site during busy time. It has a nice picnic...More

Thank stevek2567
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible public park. Beautiful scenery and most importantly, it's safe! My children love the playground and seeing all the water birds. Beautiful view of Lake Washington.

Thank rhubris
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Nancy C
15 May 2017|
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Response from sydnie j | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the walking area is paved. I believe there are small trails that branch off the main one that are just dirt but the main path is all paved.
7 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |
Lk. is still very cold. I haven't heard if it's closed to swimming yet..Ducks, Ducks and more ducks is the usual reason for a closed beach...watch for signs...They post "No Swimming"..
1 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |