Explore this historical landmark and enjoy various outdoor activities here.
Historically rich and full of activities, Gas Works Park has something for everyone. Visitors can enjoy things such as flying a kite and search for the sundial on top of the hill. Families can have a good time at this iconic park. This public park covers almost 20 acres worth of land and allows you to enjoy some downtime in Seattle.
Gas Works is the last standing coal gasification plant in the U.S. and was originally named Myrtle Edwards Park, after a councilwoman in the 1970s. The park is not only a fun place to explore and have a picnic, but it also has a gorgeous view of Lake Union. However, due to a city mandate, swimming, boating, and fishing are prohibited. Even though water sports aren’t allowed, there is still much to explore here, including play barn making this park ideal for any kind of family get-together.