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Hamilton Viewpoint Park

1272 Palm Avenue, Seattle, WA
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Some of the best views of downtown Seattle

This is one of the best place to see great views of downtown Seattle and the mountains. It's a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
Uphill hike, go on a clear day

We went straight from the Alki water taxi landing area and walked uphill about .3 miles to the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
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17 May 2017
“Some of the best views of downtown Seattle”
1 Sep 2016
“Uphill hike, go on a clear day”
1272 Palm Avenue, Seattle, WA
West Seattle
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is one of the best place to see great views of downtown Seattle and the mountains. It's a small park in West Seattle. Great place for a picnic on a sunny day. Bring your camera.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We went straight from the Alki water taxi landing area and walked uphill about .3 miles to the Park. Be prepared for a very steep, uphill hike.The park itself is not that nice, just a few park benches overlooking the bay and Seattle city. The...More

Thank Jrhanc18
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My sister and I went here in the evening as an alternative to Alki Point because we thought parking would be hard to come by. The viewpoint is excellent, but as someone else also mentioned, it seems to be "the place" for pot smokers with...More

Thank k41597
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax and see Seattle. Enjoyed coming here with my daughter and just sitting on a park bench, unwinding and taking pictures.

Thank mwm68
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My delight over the view at this hilltop park began to get choked out by smoke (including pot), and the peace of overlooking the water drowned out by booming car music and foul language, while visiting for the first time on a summer evening. Maybe...More

Thank L W
Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you need a nice landscape view of Seattle downtown from west Seattle but don't want spend hours finding a parking space at Alki beach, Hamilton's view point park is a good alternative park for Alki. Pro: Much less crowded than Alki. You can find...More

Thank Stan Y
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We were exploring West Seattle and wanted to go somewhere to get a view of the city. I thought of the usual waterfront view but he was thinking of another view he recalled hearing about. He searched and found this park. It wasn't very busy...More

Thank wannabefolkie
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Been to Seattle a number of times but never seen it from this side of the bay and the views were great although day was overcast. Get to see all the sights from one vantage point well worth a look if your on this side...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I attended my niece's wedding which was held at the park. Looking from the parking lot across Elliot Bay was wonderful. It would be worth the trip to West Seattle to see downtown Seattle from this vista.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 17 December 2012 via mobile

Drove down from vancouver here for a car meet. There is a beautiful view, friendly park squirrel, and nice landscaping.

Thank gallivantwithchristy
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