Kerry Park
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211 W Highland Dr

Price & Hours

Free

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Parks and Gardens, Free Type
Less than 1 hour Time to Spend
3.8scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 1.5Facilities
  • 3.5Atmosphere

This small viewpoint park, which offers amazing views of Elliott Bay and the Central City (and occasionally Mount Rainier), is a favorite with photographers. Sunset is a particularly popular time to visit, when the city lights up and the Space Needle is a beacon in the night. While the park is tiny, you can see the sculpture "Changing Form" and a childrens play area at the Bayview-Kinnear Park just below the viewpoint of Kerry Park.

Recent visitors said the views are astounding and advises others to come on a clear day and be prepared for crowds.

To get to the park, walk up from Lower Queen Anne (several bus lines, including the No. 2 and the No. 13, also service the park). It is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and free to access. Visit the Seattle Parks and Recreation website for more details.

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