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Gas Works Park

3300 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-9150
+1 206-684-4075
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From industrial sludge to family fun: this urban park features an industrial plant-turned kiddie play area as well as a beautiful lake and picnic area.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3300 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-9150
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have a picnic or just hang out for a while. My friend and I took pictures while we enjoyed the view of the city; it was wonderful.

Thank zoemillervt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gasworks Park is particularly nice in the summer time. Whether you come to sunbath or to eat a picnic, or to watch the 4th of July Fireworks, do come. The Park is where the fireworks are set off. If you go on the 4th, plan...More

Thank jlmsBellevue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hidden gem. Converted petroleum station to a park. You can still seem some of the old refinery structures. A wonderful place to go to see the city skyline AND to watch seaplanes arrive/depart as the lake is a designate airport.

Thank travel_d2026
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great city views. If you're looking to take a photo of the skyline, this is the place. It's also a very cool and interesting park. There was a community event the day we went which involved food trucks. We were able to...More

Thank noloc21
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Perfect location for a picnic lunch on a warm, sunny Indian summer October day! Lots of paths for strolling with your kids or pets.

Thank Erik W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Nice park to hang out for awhile - interesting how the area was renovated, variety of places to spend time, nice to be able to go up to the water and great views of the city/Space Needle

Thank Gosia S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

An afternoon well expended just close to downtown Seattle. There is always parking available on weekdays and for free (great for tourist). The marina is at walking distance out of the park with the colorful floating properties deserve more than one picture! The park has...More

Thank rpsraul
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a great spot to enjoy a picnic with friends. This is right by the water so it can be a bit chilly. I was traveling by bike for my entire trip. It was very easy to get to from downtown area. There are...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

As a native of Seattle I can confirm that this is one of the best viewpoints of Seattle! Quirky mechanical "gasworks" structure, and a gorgeous view of the city across the water. Fun spot to sit and watch boats pass by, and a great spot...More

Thank DianaShelly
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I used to walk up here often when I lived in Seattle. I recommend coming here during the sunset when the light reflects on downtown buildings and gives the Gas works ruins a beautiful hue.

Thank Siddharth Y
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30 May 2017|
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Response from SeattleMike1962 | Reviewed this property |
Metro bus #'s 26,40, & 62 will get you there...Cost is probably $2.50 per adult...
Nanette A
29 September 2016|
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Response from AndresAMendoza | Reviewed this property |
No fee, and no parking fee.
Nanette A
29 September 2016|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
No, it is free.