City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor

NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT:   Discovery Park overlook closed for repairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
3/22/2013  4:09:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joelle Hammerstad  (206) 684-8020

Discovery Park overlook closed for repairs

Seattle Parks and Recreation closed the North Bluff Overlook and viewing platform at Discovery Park today. The overlook and viewing platform are located directly west of the Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way.

Recent slide activity on the north bluff has occurred near the viewing platform. Seattle Parks and Recreation is working to assess the damage from the slide and determine the stability of the viewing platform. The platform has been fenced off and closed for public use.

Discovery Park is a 534-acre natural area park operated by the Seattle Parks and Recreation. It is the largest city park in Seattle, and occupies most of the former Fort Lawton military base site.

The Daybreak Star Cultural Center is a Native American cultural center operated by the United Indians of All Tribes, and is an urban base for Native Americans in the Seattle.

This press release can be found on the Parkways Blog.

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