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Gilman Playground

 
Address: 923 NW 54th St, 98107 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

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PARK FEATURES

HOURS

4 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE PARK

Gilman Playground’s features include ballfields, tennis courts, an adventure playground and play area, and wading pool.

Acreage: 3.9

HISTORY

The Gilman Park Community Club initiated a local improvement district to acquire a playground in 1928. It was referred to as “West Woodland Playground”” until the club petitioned in 1932 for the name “Gilman Playground”. (Edited from the files of Don Sherwood, 1916-1981, Park Historian.)

To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, including historic landmarks, military base reuse, and the Sherwood History Files, view our Park History.

DIRECTIONS

BY BUS

> Plan a trip to Gilman Playfield

Trip Planner brought to you by King County Metro Transit

BY CAR

From I-5 North

  • Take the N. 85TH ST. exit- exit number 172
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Merge onto N 85TH ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto AURORA AVE N/WA-99.
  • Turn RIGHT onto N 66TH ST.
  • Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto LINDEN AVE N.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto N 65TH ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto PHINNEY AVE N.
  • Turn RIGHT onto N 65TH ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto 8TH AVE NW.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NW MARKET ST
  • Turn LEFT onto 9TH AVE NW.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NW 54TH ST.
From I-5 South
  • Take the exit- exit number 169- towards NE 45TH ST/NE 50TH ST
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Merge onto 7TH AVE NE.
  • Turn LEFT onto NE 45TH ST.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto N MIDVALE PL.
  • N MIDVALE PL becomes N 46TH ST.
  • N 46TH ST becomes N MARKET ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto 9TH AVE NW.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NW 54TH ST. 0.02 miles


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