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! 

 

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

 

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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