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Bradner Gardens Park
Winding paths connect the many features of Bradner Gardens Park. Stroll past seven ornamental theme gardens of the Master Gardener border: butterfly & hummingbird, fragrance, sensory, shade, xeriscape, winter interest and northwest native. Watch the bees buzz the 61 p-patch plots. Learn the alphabet under the watchful eye of the baby scarecrow in the children's A to Z garden. Learn how to grow food crops in the Seattle Tilth and Urban Food demonstration gardens. Watch birds take shelter in the native plant habitat. See more than 50 varieties of ornamental street trees recommended for small spaces and under utility lines.
Brighton Playfield
Brighton Playfield, located next to Aki Kurose Middle School, includes ballfields, tennis courts, and a children's play area.
Broadway Hill Park
The community-initiated park is a "front porch" and a public yard for the neighborhood. It features a large lawn area, varied seating and tables at the top of the site, BBQ, a community garden, and landscaped planting, as well as opportunities for natural play and artwork. The community garden will be operated as part of the P-patch program.
Bryant Neighborhood Playground
Bryant Neighborhood Playground is a charming park with a small slope located along NE 65th Street. The playground is appropriate for children of all ages offering climbers, decks and platforms, ladders, a pipe barrier, slides, a spring toy, swings, a track ride, a transfer station, and a whirl. This park also has basketball hoops, two fenced tennis courts, and large open spaces perfect for playing.
Burke-Gilman Trail
The Burke-Gilman Trail is a popular recreational trail for walkers, runners, cyclists, skaters and commuters. The trail is jointly maintained by Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle Parks and Recreation.
Cal Anderson Park
Cal Anderson is located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood and is the hub of the community. Cal Anderson Park includes a fountain, texture pool and reflecting pool, promenade paths, landscaping, a shelterhouse, a plaza, a children's play area, a wading pool, a lighted sports field, and a number of oversize chess boards. This open park invites walking, sitting, reading, contemplation, informal sports in the meadow, and organized sports on the athletic field.
California Place
Sometimes called the Ferry & Hill Street Triangle, this space was once the terminus of a street car line from Spokane Street. It is named for adjacent California Ave SW and is located at the intersection of California Ave SW and SW Hill St.
Camp Long
Located in West Seattle, this 68 acre park (entrance at SW Dawson & 35th SW) offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy nature, hike in the forest, camp overnight in rustic cabins, rock climb, and learn about natural history. Rental facilities include a lodge with one meeting room, kitchen space, 10 cabins, two covered picnic areas, group fire ring, and climbing rock.
Carkeek Park
This popular park offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Here, 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach are formed by the magic of water and time. Take part in an education program, have a picnic, or get involved as a volunteer. Or, walk the Pipers Canyon Story Trail, play on the uniquely salmon-themed play area, and touch time at the historic Piper Orchard.
Carleton Center
This small park is a street triangle with grass and benches.
Carleton Highlands
This is one of our many natural areas and green spaces in our city.
Cascade Place
This turnaround island at the end of Palmer Court NW is in Ballard just west of NW Market St at NW 52nd St.
Cascade Playground
A neighborhood park, Cascade Playground has two play areas, a wide field, a picnic table and restrooms. The park is adjacent to an active community p-patch.
Cayton Corner Park
This park is under construction
Cedar Beach Park
This tiny beach is accessible by foot or by bike, and is most easily reached by the Burke-Gilman Trail. The site had been a public small street-end beach property used by the community since the early 1900's. In 2013, it became clear that the land was not, in fact, publicly owned. Neighboring community members rallied the City to help restore public access to this waterfront property.
Cedar Park
This neighborhood park offers parking, a sanded play area with swings, a play structure, some basketball courts, and a walking path that follows the outline of an oval-shaped lawn.
Cesar Chavez Park
Cesar Chavez Park in the South Park neighborhood features an interactive "Musical Steles" sculpture by Jesus Bautista Moroles.
Charles Richey Sr Viewpoint
Richey Viewpoint runs parallel to Beach Drive SW roughly from Alki Point to 63rd Ave. SW, and includes Constellation Park and an area of Marine Reserve at the end of 63rd Ave. SW. There is a hand-carry boat ramp near the foot of the western stairway.
Cheasty Boulevard
Originally the entrance to Jefferson Park and so named Jefferson Blvd., it was renamed in 1914 by the Park Board to honor one of its members, E.C. Cheasty because of his efforts toward the establishment of a boulevard system in Seattle after studying European systems, and because he was the “father” of the golf course to which the boulevard leads. Cheasty was a clothier of excellent reputation and noted for civic and club activities, Police Commissioner, and AYP Expos Commissioner.
Cheasty Natural Area
Named for Park Board member Edward C. Cheasty (1864-1914), this space is one of our city's natural areas.
Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop
The City and the Seattle Parks Foundation created a multi-use loop around Lake Union. The vision is to invite community use and enjoyment of Lake Union; providing a loop that connects people to open space – connecting us to new and existing lakefront parks, celebrating the lake’s historic working waterfront, and revealing the unique character and quality of the lake itself.
Chinook Beach Park
Chinook Beach Park features a small beach area complete with driftwood and logs that have washed up along the shore. There is also a simple, long walking path along the beach, which offers spectacular views of Lake Washington and the Cascades beyond. A small concrete landing provides a good platform for a picnic or camera tripod, as well as an interpretive sign that gives some background information on the area.
Christie Park
Formerly NE 43rd St. Mini Park, this park was renamed in May 1981. It offers grassy areas to picnic on sunny days, as well as drinking fountains and public artwork, with half-court basketball and a bench. A new 11-acre addition opened in September 2020.
City Hall Park
Bordering on the south side of the King County Public Safety Building, this former battlefield is now a small walking and sitting space filled with grass, trees, benches, small tables, and chairs. A small oak here commemorates the founding of the United Nations, and a plaque with cannonball recalls the 1865 Battle of Seattle, when Indians led by Chief Leschi attacked the pioneer village in a last effort to save their land.
Cleveland Playfield
Cleveland playfield's facilities include a football field, a 1/4 mile track, tennis courts, handball courts, shotput, and pole vault.
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