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Bergen Place

 
Address: 5420 22nd Ave NW, 98107 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

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HOURS

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

ABOUT THE PARK

Bergen Place Park in downtown Ballard is located in the heart of the business district on the triangular site between Leary Avenue, 22nd Avenue NW, and Market Street.

Redesigned in 2004, benches and trees line the open square. The park is home to Artist Jenn Lee Dixon's "Witness Trees" and a community information kiosk.

Bergen Place was named for Bergen, Norway, one of Seattle's International Sister Cities.

Acreage: 0.2

HISTORY

Bergen Place Park was developed utilizing Forward Thrust funds and dedicated by King Olaf of Norway in 1975. The Crown Hill/Ballard Neighborhood Planning Association proposed the redesign of Bergen Place Park in the 1998 neighborhood plan.

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

VOLUNTEER

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PROJECTS & PLANNING

Pro Parks Levy
- Park improvements


Photo by Tim Hunter


Witness Trees by Jen Dixon - New Growth Tree


Witness Trees by Jen Dixon - Family or Immigrant Tree


Witness Trees by Jen Dixon - Clam Tree


Witness Trees by Jen Dixon - First Tree


Witness Trees by Jen Dixon - Fossil Tree



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