Jose Rizal Park (Dr.)

4 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
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Picnic Sites Grills Art in the Park Views Restrooms Drinking fountains Dog Off Leash Areas Trails Play Area



On the west side of Beacon Hill, Dr. Jose Rizal Park has an amazing view of south Downtown and Elliott Bay. The park has a dog off-leash area at its north end, and picnic tables, restrooms, and a small play area for children to the south. The park is home to a bronze bust of Dr. Jose Rizal, national hero of the Philippines, sculpted by the late Filipino master sculptor, Anastacio Caedo and East is West, a triptych mosaic mural designed by Filipino artist Val Laigo, commissioned by the Filipino American Community.

Current Project

Visit Dr. Jose Rizal Park Renovation for information on renovation of the park and how to participate in the community input process.

Dr. Jose Rizal Park Off-Leash Area

Dr. Jose Rizal Park, 1007 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA

This off-leash area is located just south of downtown on the north end of Beacon Hill. It is currently 4 acres and offers spectacular views of Puget Sound looking west and to the Seattle Downtown skyline looking north. The park was renovated after the Department of Transportation constructed a bicycle path connecting to the Mountains to Sound Greenway. The fenced area is accessed from a long set of stairs at the north end of the Park. It is ADA accessible from the bicycle trail. A trail runs through the middle of the off-leash area which is compacted gravel and follows rolling contours.

Have your picnic here!

This park has reservable picnic areas. Visit our picnic reservations page for more information on how to have your event here.

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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