Best Picnic Spots in Puget Sound


April 23, 2018

© Minnystock


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. 

A post shared by Leah Davis | The Sweetest Way (@thesweetestway) on

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

A post shared by David Siu (@dsiu25) on

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

A post shared by Amy Herron (@amy_leigh502) on

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

A post shared by afournilr (@afournilr) on

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

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

A post shared by Sadudee Suwanchote (@bee_sadudee) on

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

A post shared by BECKETT (@i.beckett) on

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

A post shared by Eric Buescher (@ebuescher) on

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


A post shared by Sarang Salunke (@sarangsalunke) on

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

A post shared by Port of Everett (@portofeverett) on

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

A post shared by Kyle LeBlanc (@kyleblanc) on