• Gas Works Park picnic
  • Sun-worshipping on a glorious summer day
  • A  view of Gas Works Park
  • View of Gas Works Park
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Gas Works Park

Type: Parks





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On the north end of Lake Union, you'll find what may be the most unique park in the area. The 21-acre industrial area, formerly the site of a gas plant, was transformed in 1975 into a recreational...  Read More

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  • Free Things to Do: "The extensive urban Burke-Gilman Trail runs past Gas Works parking lot and follows the Burlington-Northern Railroad 12.5 miles north to Kirkland Log Boom Park. Some years, events enliven this space from beer festivals and yoga classes to summer happenings like silent disco parties. Pick up treats to enjoy from nearby Fremont Brewery, Stone Way Cafe (soon moving to a new location across the street), Pablo y Pablo or Made in House (a short stroll away in the heart of Fremont)."
  • Outdoor Activities: "The extensive urban Burke-Gilman Trail runs past Gas Works parking lot and follows the Burlington-Northern Railroad 12.5 miles north to Kirkland Log Boom Park. En route to Gas Works, consider grabbing coffee/ picnic snacks from Stone's Way's MiiR, Sea Wolf Bakers and Stone Way Cafe, or enjoy a post-park patio meal at nearby Pablo y Pablo."
  • Things to Do with Kids, Parks, Beaches: "The extensive urban Burke-Gilman Trail runs past Gas Works parking lot and follows the Burlington-Northern Railroad 12.5 miles north to Kirkland Log Boom Park."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Gas Works Park is a unique, beautiful urban space that offers grassy knolls for wandering, picnicking and kite-flying, too.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Gas Works Park, located in a 21-acre industrial area, is a space ideal for picnicking, kite-flying and people-watching on the north end of Lake Union.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Gas Works Park offers gorgeous water and city views. Families will enjoy picnicking, climbing the man-made hill and flying colorful kites.
  • Best for Parks Because: Gas Works Park, a 21-acre industrial area, formerly the site of a gas plant, is now one of the city's most loved gems.
  • Best for Beaches Because: While Gas Works Park doesn't offer a traditional beach experience, its waterside knolls are the next best thing when the sun shines.

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