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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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3300 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-9150
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I never thought i would like this but this is one of the highlight of my trip in seattle. This park is very nice. Its very green and you can take lots of good photos of seattle here. Very nice views also. Beats Kerry Park...More

Thank giraffez
Reviewed 6 days ago

Though it's a proceed at your own risk proposition as there's not a lot of path lighting, Gas Works Park at night especially on colder days it is a great place to get terrific photographs of the Seattle skyline. There were about 30 other people...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The pipes and gas machinery is very cool and adds to the feel of the park. Not much to do other than catch some views up the spiral hill and walk around and take pictures. Looked to be many aspiring models snapping pix for their...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in the parking lot and decided to meander through the park. There appears to be a updating of the restroom area and local area. The trails are well marked and a number of ways to get great photo shots of Seattle. The old gasworks...More

Thank jpwiii1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gas Works Park is a wonderful viewpoint with substantial parking. A must-do for visitors, a regular-do for locals. Walking to the top of Kite Hill is a keepsake memory. While wandering the park, contemplate the dilemma us locals now face: When does one declare ruins...More

Thank Jules J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What was once a gas works was bought and converted into a public park. Parts of the old works are still standing, and give some interesting context to the city. From the right angles, you can photograph the Space Needle with huge pipes and other...More

Thank timothybatesonauthor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a good sized park with a great view of the Seattle skyline. 4th of July does get very crowded but if you don't mind then you'll have front row seats to the fireworks.

Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 29 November 2017 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 17 November 2017

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 15 November 2017

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.

1  Thank travel_d2026
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15 January 2018|
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Response from giraffez | Reviewed this property |
No fences around the park so I don’t see why not. But as with all parks, be cautious at night. The park is very open area, not much to hide around so you should be able to see who is there. It goes dark around five at... More
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...
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29 September 2016|
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Response from AndresAMendoza | Reviewed this property |
No fee, and no parking fee.