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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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+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you happen to be in the area, stop by. Did nothing for me. Nice park. Old rusted Gas Works. I guess I didn't see the beauty. Seattle landmark I had to see.

Thank Cindi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As of the 4th the part of the park was closed, other than that it was fun there's a concert area you can take pictures and another one below where you can play in Union lake. A nice hike a lovely field and fun sights...More

1  Thank kaponflores
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gas works park has interesting industrial remnants remaining from the time it was the Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant.. The park is at the north shore of Union Bay. During the day there are gorgeous sailboats on the bay, as evening falls the lights...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this park on a tour with Seattle Side Walks. The guide explained how this formerly industrial site was saved and became a recreation area. Offers a great view of downtown.

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a little odd but historic. Our tour stopped here, I would never have gone otherwise. The bathrooms are terrible.

Thank RuthKLittle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a gorgeous day and we walked the waterfront and took lots of photos of the city. The park is close to cafes and restaurants should you want to make a morning of it.

Thank KatJames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cute little park came to be when the city turned a former gasworks plant into a destination. Most of the towers are fenced in, but there's one building that allows people to go in. There's a giant man-made hill that was created by the...More

Thank TOBoarderGal
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Take a picnic and sit at this quirky park to people watch both on land and water! If you have a kite bring that along and take it up kite hill for great kite flying adventures.

Thank gardenmomof2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Just one of the coolest places to see in Seattle. It's not downtown, but bus service in Seattle is great. So grab a bus, grab a brew, and see the park.

Thank Garry W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had a family reunion / picnic and it was lots of fun. Good views and lots of space... Didn't notice a children's playground, so that could be lacking... but has bathrooms and free parking... Easy to find

Thank Vicky R
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30 May 2017|
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Response from Lola M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just saw this and am not a Seattleite! So, no idea on that one.
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.