Best Picnic Spots in Puget Sound

#NationalPicnicDay

April 23, 2018

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Just in time for National Picnic Day, Seattle has decided to get with the springtime program and give us lots of sunshine and warm temps all week. It's a perfect day to grab your lunch and head outside. Where are the best spots in your hometown for a picnic? 

One of the most iconic views of downtown Seattle and one of our favorite spots is Kerry Park in Queen Anne. 

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If you want to relax, watch seaplanes and boats come and go from Lake Union the best spot is Gas Works Park

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As we head south, a Wolf listener from Auburn suggested we try out Flaming Geyser Park for some outdoor picnicing! 

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Mary in Tacoma suggested the park on the water near the Tacoma Narrows Bridge

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April in Burien loves to take her lunch out to Seahurst Park in Burien

At the beach -- #seahurst #seahurstpark #seahurstbeach #logonthebeach #burien #seattle #washington

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Of course we can't forget to mention one of Seattle's favorite spots, Discovery Park

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Just down the shore from Discovery Park is Golden Gardens with beautiful views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. 

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As we travel north in the Sound, you'll find a gorgeous spot in Everett to relax at Langus Riverfront Park.

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Jetty Island, Everett

With Jetty Island days right around the corner, did you know? When the Port acquired the jetty in 1929, it was seen as a site for mere industrial or utilitarian use, not the recreational and wildlife haven it’s used as today. Soon after the Everett Land Company created its 1893 plan to build a freshwater harbor at the mouth of the Snohomish River, the jetty was built as a start to the scheme — a mere “training dike” made of loose stone or “riprap.” That plan was abandoned after several tries, but the jetty has served as a spot for many industrial uses over the decades, from a site to deposit dredged soils and old boats to a log boom storage site. Today, Jetty Island plays host to more than 50,000 visitors from July 5 to Labor Day, making it one of the most popular destinations in the region. #portofeverett #mypoe100 #tbt #jettyisland

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We can't leave out one of the most beautiful wonders of the PNW with Deception Pass Park. 

It’s only been a day and I’m already trying to go back to the pacific nw

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