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Jefferson Park

Parent Category: Parks
in Seattle
Created: 08 June 2018

 

 Address: 

 3801 Beacon Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98108

 Phone:   (206) 684-4075
 Hours:   4 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.   
 Acreage:   52.4 acres 
 Visitor’s Information:   Dogs are permitted on a leash


Pictures below will take you on a virtual tour through a wonderful Jefferson Park. Enjoy the beauty of our beloved Washington State!

Seattle boasts lots of gorgeous parks which give you a chance to know this city from a new perspective.  Discover one of the largest parks in Seattle, Jefferson Park!

Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

Description:

It’s an awesome public park and golf course, covering 52.4 acres and located on Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington. It was named for one of the American Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson. The park features the Golf Course, Lawn Bowling Club, Community Center, Skate Park, Beacon Mountain.

Spend a wonderful day in Jefferson Park. You won’t be disappointed! This family friendly park is especially perfect for kids of different ages and their parents, skateboarders of all levels, runners, golfers. It’s a great spot for nature lovers. 

 Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

There's lots of open green space with trees in blossom, evergreen trees, nice shrubs and cute yellow flowers on the lawns. There is a parking area with lots of space. You can find great number of benches, several picnic tables and shelters, a driving range, nice monuments and sculptures scattered about the park, a large green field for lawn games, paved walking trails, parking lots for bicycles and more. 

Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

Actually, everyone can find something for him in the park. It’s an amazing spot for everybody from babies to senior people. You can enjoy almost all kinds of outdoor activities – walking, jogging, cycling, playing different active games, water activities in summer, skateboarding and more. 

Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

Tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields, picnic shelters may be reserved by contacting the Park’s Office.  The park is very clean and well-maintained.               It’s a paradise for kids. The park features a large play area with slides, mini zip line, swings, a seesaw, giant climbing blocks which are similar to climbing walls but with multiple different angles. 

Lots of kids have fun at Beacon Mountain spraypark enjoying refreshing water in summer. You can’t pass by an amazing Skate Park. An amazing bright red art piece called “Skate-Space” by CJ Rench makes this park unique. Lots of teenagers come there to snowboard and bike. 

Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

The park includes the following amenities:
-baseball and football fields; 
-basketball courts;
-restrooms;
-drinking fountains;
-picnic sites;
-playground;
-skate park;
-soccer fields;
-tennis courts;
-trails.

Photo taken from Jefferson Park, Beacon Hill, in South Seattle, Washington

Among lots of activities and amenities, take in breathtaking views of downtown Seattle. Jefferson Park is a public gem created by people where you can make time for yourself and your family, relax, enjoy beautiful view of the city, relieve stress, appreciate the beauty of nature and just have fun. 

These pictures were taken on April 2, 2018

Driving Directions:

I-5 Southbound: Take exit # 163A, towards Columbian Way. Continue straight onto S. Columbian Way. Turn left onto S. Spokane Street. Turn right onto Beacon Avenue S.

I-5 Northbound: Take exit # 163, towards Columbian Way. Continue straight onto S. Columbian Way. Turn left onto S. Spokane Street. Turn right onto Beacon Avenue S

GPS Coordinates: N 47 34.314 W 122 18.536

In order to get directions click on the map below:

 

Photo: Roman Khomlyak

Photo Editing: Juliana Voitsikhovska

Information: Olena Ukholova

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