Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More
Seattle.gov Home Page
Seattle.gov This Department
Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation Home Page Seattle Parks and Recreation - About Us Seattle Parks and Recreation - Contact Us
Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent.
  Parks   Centers & Pools Activities Reservations & Permits Projects & Planning A - Z Index
 
A-Z Park List
Search Parks by Feature
Fields & Athletic Facilities
Gardens
Children's Play Areas
Trails
Off-Leash Areas
Park History
Park Rangers
Seattle Parks and Recreation

Dearborn Park

 
Address: 2919 S Brandon St, 98126 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

Click to skip down to:


PARK FEATURES
  • Tennis Court (Outdoor)
  • Paths
  • Woods
  • Play Area (ADA Compliant)
  • Paths (ADA Compliant)
  • Hiking Trails

HOURS

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

ABOUT THE PARK

This park sits on Beacon Hill just north of the Dearborn Park Elementary School and just east of a clovered, dandelioned swath of grass towering with City Lights power lines. Area children have been at work carving out trails through the leafy wilds here, while bike trails provide evidence of some more uses for the park. Two graveled and lighted pathways extend through the park, while a play area and softball field wait nearby.

(Excerpt from "Enjoying Seattle's Parks" by Brandt Morgan)

Acreage: 7.7

HISTORY

Park named in honor of donors: Mr. and Mrs. George F. Dearborn. He was a member of the realty firm of H.H. Dearborn & Co. In 1887 the area was in pioneer town of Somerville and park was named Somerville Park until 1907 when district was annexed to Seattle. Somerville was founded in 1872 by Chas. Waters from Somerville, MA.

(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.

VOLUNTEER

In our large parks and recreation system, we could not do what we do without you.
» volunteer in a park!


 Home | Partnerships | Park Board | Volunteer | FAQ | Parkways Parkways Icon | Facebook Facebook Icon | @SeattleParks Twitter Icon | Flickr Flickr Icon