8 Secret Outdoor Hidden Gems in Seattle

8 Secret Outdoor Hidden Gems in Seattle, Seattle, Washington (B)

Everyone in Seattle knows of Gasworks Park, the waterfront and big outdoor parks like Discovery Park. If you're searching for something cute, quaint, quiet and "so Seattle," look for the hidden gems for a place of solitude or a place where only the locals go and know about. 

There are so many secret spots in Seattle, and I hope you enjoy at least one of these beautiful spaces. 

Located in Eastlake's waterfront nearby the U-Distrcict bridge is a small grassy space that overlooks Lake Union with views of Gasworks Park. Adjacent to the open grassy space is a small garden and small dock to launch SUP boards and kayaks. The park features a set of stairs that led up to Eastlake Ave East's apartments and many restaurants. 

This small grassy knoll and rocky beach overlooks the Olympic Mountains and the Elliot Bay. I used to ride my bike here, and the viewpoint is accessible from walking or biking from the Elliot Bay trail, or by car in the direction of the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91, and the Seattle Yacht Club. When entering the yacht club one notices views of the city, Mount Rainier and the exquisite Admiral's House perched on the hill. Guest parking is located at the end of the street to the bench and lookout area. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Secret Outdoor Hidden Gems in Seattle
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/-secret-outdoor-spots-in-seattle
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Fairview Park - Eastlake
  • Starla Drum View Bench - Magnolia
  • 11th Avenue NW Street End Park
  • Luther Burbank Park
  • Ravenna Park
  • Parsons Garden
  • Astrid's Park E Edgar St Shoreline Street End
  • Hamilton Viewpoint - West Seattle

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