Parks E to H
E.C. Hughes playground includes ballfields, a children's play area, and a view of Mount Rainier to the south.
Located along the I-5 corridor on Beacon Hill, the East Duwamish Greenbelt is a series of parcels that form a natural area.
The starting point for miles of waterfront trails makes this park one of the most popular areas in the city. This is a great park between MOHAI and Huskies stadium with waterway in between. Cool features include a totem pole, large observation deck, benches, and walking paths, as well as a trail that connects to W. Montlake Park.
This is a really great little viewpoint right over the east portal of the I-90 bridge. It offers complete views of downtown Bellevue and the Cascades. The park itself provides benches and walking paths, and links up with another trail.
This nice neighborhood park offers a playground with slides, climbing features, a whirl, regular and baby swings, and a wading pool. Conveniently there are also bathroom facilities, a soccer field, and a sandbox. There are also lots of comfortable benches for parents to keep an eye on the kids from.
Named for an adjacent street, this pocket park is a street triangle with grass and a tetherball tied to a street sign.
Eddie Vine is Seattle's northernmost saltwater boat ramp lying between Golden Gardens park and the Shilshole Marina. Located in Ballard on the north end of Marine Area 10, Eddie Vine is the closest water access to the northern Marine Areas and Marine Area 12. Eddie Vine is a favorite ramp for many northwest anglers because it is protected by the continuation of Shilshole Marina's breakwater and it is close to popular fishing locations.
This park is the former playground for the adjacent former Magnolia Elementary School. Seattle Parks and Recreation - in partnership with neighbors - renovated the space into a beautiful community playground with gently rolling slopes, play equipment, picnic tables, barbeques and walking pathways. With its panoramic views of Mt. Rainier and downtown Seattle, the park is one now of the most popular destinations for viewing Fourth of July and New Year's Eve fireworks.
One of Seattle's stunning viewpoints, Emma Schmitz Overlook is a great place to stroll, jog, or sit and gaze across the water at the Olympic Mountains.
Presumably named after the Endolyne plat in which it is situated, "Endolyne" is purported to be a nickname of the Fauntleroy neighborhood, for its once being the end of the trolley line. This park is a greenspace.
Named for Joe (1891-1984) and Julia (1894-1979) Ercolini, who sold produce grown at this site for several decades beginning in the 1930s, this park is a playground with a small lawn in a neighborhood spot.
Fairmount Playfield is next to Fairmount Park Elementary School. It has a Jr. soccer and softball field. The shelter house is decorated with a Native American mural painted by local teens.
One highlight of Fairview Park is its great water view from the upper level on Eastlake Avenue E. The park also includes the relocation and expansion of an existing P-Patch, a timber and steel framed stair connecting Eastlake Avenue East and Fairview Avenue East, log and stone benches, picnic tables, bike rack, extensive revegetation with native plants, shrubs and trees; and construction of a deck/overlook, gangway, and small boat hand launch.
Located along a floating walkway by Lake Union alongside Fairview Ave E across from the old steam plant, this is a small green space.
This park is a small natural area.
A densely wooded patch of forest in West Seattle, Fauntleroy Park has a network of trails and paths great for wandering, hiking and dog-walking. Recent and ongoing volunteer work parties, organized through the Trails Program, have been improving the trails.
This space is a large street triangle with nine trees and a bench named for adjacent Fauntleroy Way SW.
This is a small hand carry boat launch site.
This double-decker tree house with fire pole is the favorite in this tiny park, but there are other things packed in here too: a boxed-in play area, drinking fountain, benches, and a whirl. This park's small trees also make it a good cooling off place for pedestrians overheated by walking among large buildings.
The Seattle Park was completed in the fall of 1978, and ever since has provided people living and working in the neighborhood with a place to make good use of its few benches, flowers, and blades of grass. Brickwork pathways take the visitor past benches, picnic tables, a water fountain, and offers a view down the hill toward downtown Seattle.
This small property is a street triangle, named for the adjacent street. It contains a memorial marker dedicated to Rainier Beach residents who lost their lives in World War II.
Flo Ware is a small park with a children's play area, benches, and lawn space for sunning. It's a great neighborhood park for letting the kids run off extra energy while parents watch from a patch of sunny grass or from under a shady tree.
Located between 6th and 9th Avenues, Freeway Park is bounded on the north by Union and on the south by Spring Street. To the east is First Hill, to the west the park overlooks Seattle's financial center. Freeway Park provides a space where residents, shoppers, downtown office workers, hotel visitors and the whole array of people from all backgrounds who make up the downtown population may come together to enjoy the social elements of a city park.
Fremont Canal Park is a quiet linear park along the north side of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, located from approximately Phinney Ave N to 3rd Ave NW. It is adjacent to the Burke Gilman Trail, and features a pedestrian trail and benches to sit on and gaze at the water. It also includes an ADA accessible viewing platform and shelter at the water's edge at 2nd Ave NW and NW Canal St. The park provides a community gathering space, notably for the annual Fremont Fair, which is celebrated in June and draws more than 100,000 participants.
Fremont Peak Park, a half-acre in size, is located on a west-facing bluff in upper Fremont with unobstructed views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. This park features a sculpture that marks the solstices and equinoxes.