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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
Lake Union
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great park to visit as it was a little different, where you can see historical industry has been reclaimed by nature. You also get a great view on Seattle's Skyline while you watch boats, ducks, kayaks and birds passing by. Great to...More

Thank Bilal S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a short visit to the park early in the morning. Not that great a view of downtown. Gasworks are interesting though overgrown. They do plan some renovations.

Thank Lola2104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's definitely cool to visit a park where historical industry has been reclaimed by nature, and it has an amazing view of seattle.

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took bus 26 to Freemont and walked for 15 minutes down the hill to the park. We had picked up a great sand which in town and picnicked at the park. Not many benches so a blanket on hand would be good. No shade to...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have a great view on Seattle's Skyline while you watch boats, ducks, kayaks and paddle boards passing by. Great to enjoy yourself and relax.

Thank Nadja V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited gas works park on a beautiful 70 degree and sunny Memorial Day holiday. There were many people at the park with picnic lunches, laying on blankets. This park has a great view of Lake Union with boaters, kayaks, stand up paddle boarders, and...More

Thank awinters123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great spot to visit to remind yourself why Seattle is such a great place to live. The views any time of day are spectacular (well, maybe not in a full downpour) but at sunrise or sunset, they are scrumptious. Be sure to bring a...More

Thank MaudraS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old refinery turned into park. Would be nice to have a few benches to sit on for us older folks with poor knees

Thank Stjudemomcat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't so sure about this place when my husband said we should walk here since it wasn't making sense to me what it was. But when I got there, it was really just a nice big park. Lots of people were there throwing a...More

Thank 898emilys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic view of Seattle from the northern part of Lake Union. You have the park itself with trees and green grass to picnic on, and the remnants of the old Gas Works which was used during the turn of the century. The views across...More

Thank markltennis
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What is the best way to get here from the heart of downtown without a car?
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
Is there a fee to get in?
30 September 2016|
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Response from AndresAMendoza | Reviewed this property |
No fee, and no parking fee.
Nanette A
Is there a fee to get in?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
No, it is free.