Discovery Park

Type: Beaches, Free Attractions, Parks



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Situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, this expansive urban park--the largest in Seattle --offers two miles of beach trails and nine miles of winding footpaths. Ostensibly a bluff-top...  Read More


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  • Free Things to Do: "The site can be reached by car or public bus. The park occupies the grounds of the former Fort Lawton military base, and there is interesting interpretive history here about the park's past and information on its pioneering role in the national military base re-use program that began in the early 1980s. The park's Fort Lawton Historic District includes "Officers' Row," military buildings surviving from the park's days as a fort."
  • Romantic Things to Do, Outdoor Activities, Parks: "The park occupies the grounds of the former Fort Lawton military base, and interesting interpretive history exists here about the park's past and information on its pioneering role in the national military base re-use program that began in the early 1980s. The park's Fort Lawton Historic District includes "Officers' Row," military buildings surviving from the park's days as a fort."
  • Things to Do with Kids, Attractions near Cruise Port, Beaches: "The park occupies the grounds of the former Fort Lawton military base, and there is interesting interpretive history here about the park's past and information on its pioneering role in the national military base re-use program that began in the early 1980s. The park's Fort Lawton Historic District includes "Officers' Row," military buildings surviving from the park's days as a fort."
  • Attractions near KeyArena at Seattle Center: "The park occupies the grounds of the former Fort Lawton military base, and there is interesting interpretive history here about the park's past and information on its pioneering role in the national military base re-use program that began in the early 1980s. The park's Fort Lawton Historic District includes "Officers' Row," military buildings surviving from the park's days as a fort."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Magnificent Discovery Park offers a great outdoorsy option within city limits. Go for a trail walk or run, then wander the lovely stretch of beach.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Discovery Park proves a beautiful urban spot for getting some fresh air and exercise. Consider packing a picnic for a romantic beach lunch.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Discovery Park gives kids free reign to roam around an enormous urban space where a beach and lighthouse are the main attraction.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, this expansive urban park offers two miles of beach trails and nine miles of winding footpaths.
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: Discovery Park, not far from cruise port in Magnolia, is a 534-acre natural area, urban park with a beautiful beach and stunning views.
  • Best for Parks Because: Discovery Park, an expansive urban oasis, offers two miles of beach trails and nine miles of winding footpaths (with stunning water views).
  • Best for Attractions near KeyArena at Seattle Center Because: Those needing to find an urban oasis, head to Discovery Park, where visitors find hiking trails, a pristingebeach and a lighthouse.
  • Best for Beaches Because: Discovery Park offers urban hiking trails and a perfect reward: sandy beaches marked by a lighthouse and stunning views.

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