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Join the Puget Sound Explorer Game and Compete for Prizes with App

Are you ready for a new challenge this summer, one that takes you and the family on a mission to explore, learn and have fun in Seattle Parks while competing with other players for prizes? This mission, should you choose to accept it, is as simple as downloading the free… [ Keep reading ]

Join the planning team for 50th anniversary celebration of Discovery Park

Discovery Park is celebrating its golden anniversary next year! Do you love Discovery Park? Would you be interested in joining the planning team for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2022? The Discovery Park Advisory Council has multiple volunteer positions for those with experience in leading: Fundraising Marketing Project Management Communications… [ Keep reading ]

University of Washington to study bluff erosion rate at Discovery Park

Erosion and instability along Discovery Park’s bluffs have been ongoing for years, as any park visitor will notice when walking along the fenced-off viewpoint trails. This week the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences will begin a long-term study to determine just how fast the bluffs are… [ Keep reading ]

Cancellation Notice: Draft Ft. Lawton Redevelopment Plan Public Meeting on Monday February 11, 2019

Due to inclement weather conditions the Public Meeting on the Draft Ft. Lawton Redevelopment Plan scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019, at the Catherine Blaine School at 2550 34th Ave W in Magnolia from 5:30 to 8:30 PM is cancelled.  The meeting will be rescheduled. The meeting will be rescheduled…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community input for renovation of Discovery Park play area

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide input on play area equipment for the Discovery Park play area on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Seattle Parks and Recreation staff and Harrison Design Consultants are hosting an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning… [ Keep reading ]

Mowing scheduled in Discovery Park, other parks due to brush fire danger

Beginning, Saturday, July 11, Seattle Parks and Recreation crews will mow areas of high grass in the north and central parts of Discovery Park in Magnolia due to concerns over potential brushfires. Unusually dry, hot weather in Seattle this summer has created potential fire hazards in parks and natural areas… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s parks and programs named top picks for family recreation

When it comes to making good impressions, moms and dads can be the toughest critics. That’s why we were honored to hear that Seattle parents named Discovery Park the best Urban Nature Experience for a second year in a row. Every year ParentMap magazine’s editorial team surveys its readers to… [ Keep reading ]

Help Seattle Parks create a future forest in Discovery Park

Joni Mitchell once lamented, “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” At Seattle Parks and Recreation we’re trying to do just the opposite. But we need your cooperation. In 2010, the City of Seattle purchased the Capehart Parcel in Discovery Park for $11.1 million when the Navy decided to move its military… [ Keep reading ]

An insider’s guide to Discovery Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation Naturalist Anne Bentley has been working in Discovery Park for more than 25 years, and knows the area better than most. We interviewed Anne to learn her expert tips for getting the most out of a visit.  Q. Many visitors to Discovery Park head straight to West… [ Keep reading ]