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Frink Park

 
Address: 398 Lake Washington Blvd S, 98144 (Map It)
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PARK FEATURES

HOURS

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

ABOUT THE PARK

Primarily used as a natural woods drive, Frink Park is a densely vegetated ravine. South Frink Place winds through the park and opens onto Lake Washington Boulevard.

Acreage: 17.2

HISTORY

The park was donated to the City in 1907 by John M. Frink, Washington state Senator and founder of the Washington Iron Works. A thickly overgrown ravine, the park was spruced up in 1909 for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition with footbridges, paths, benches and a bridge over the ravine.

In 1999, neighbors formed Friends of Frink Park (www.frinkpark.org) and developed the Frink Park Concept Plan, followed by the beginnings of native habitat restoration and over 3,000 feet of improved hiking trails.

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

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Frink Park in 1911. Photograph courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives.

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