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Carkeek Park Facility Rentals 

Address: 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd. > directions
More Information: (206) 684-0877
Historic 186-acre Carkeek Park offers spectacular views of Puget Sound. Over six miles of trails wind through stream, beach and forest habitat, providing opportunities for natural exploration and recreation. Playground and picnic tables provide a perfect location for gatherings.

The award-winning Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center is the perfect location for retreats, community events, evening classes, ceremonies, receptions, memorials, birthday parties and family gatherings.

Built to meet the needs of the community and a blossoming environmental education program, the Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center (ELC) is a showcase for sustainable building practices. One of the City of Seattle’s only LEED Gold Standard buildings, the center is a model for resource efficiency and protection of human health and the environment.

Sustainable building features include:
rooftop rainwater harvest • natural ventilation • solar electric (photovoltaic) panels • salmon-friendly native species landscaping • environmentally friendly paints/coatings, adhesives, sealants, wood composites and carpeting • recycled and salvaged products • the use of regional materials which support our regional economy and reduce the energy, waste, and pollution associated with transportation

Site Amenities:

The Environmental Learning Center over 800 square feet.
Large doors at the end of the room open onto a small courtyard for increased ventilation and outdoor access. A sink, large counter spaces, refrigerator and a microwave are available; you are welcome to have catered events. Renters are welcome to use our tables, chairs, coffee maker and overhead projector. Large screens, dry erase boards and easels are available for presentations in each room. We provide you with tables and chairs; you are responsible for room set-up and clean-up.

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Fees & Charges

For a current list of rental fees, please see the Seattle Parks and Recreation Fee Schedule. You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Updated January 10, 2009


For more information about fees and times or to arrange a rental call (206) 684-0877.

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