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A Tale of Two Wetlands

What makes a wetland work for native species in Seattle? This was the question Jasmine Baker asked when she moved to our community to continue her graduate studies with Miami University’s Project Dragonfly. She quickly gained a connection with the Woodland Park Zoo’s Amphibian Monitoring Project, where she volunteers doing… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Park: From Landing Strip to Wetland Complex     

By Todd Burley Did you know that the extensive wetlands at Magnuson Park were created just 15 years ago? When taking a stroll through this lush and varied habitat, it is hard to believe that once these saturated forests, ponds, and meadows were paved over with asphalt, part of the… [ Keep reading ]

A portion of Magnuson Park will be closed on Friday, April 29, to allow for a joint Army/Navy/Air Force/NOAA training exercise 

Seattle, WA— On Friday, April 29, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. all four soccer fields (sports meadow) at Magnuson Park will be closed to allow for a joint agency training exercise. The closure is due to a joint hyperbaric medical officer and technician course currently underway at the… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Park’s new murals celebrate local aviation history

Not many people know that Magnsuon Park holds the honor of being the launch and end point of the first around-the-world flight in 1924, or that three years later, Charles Lindbergh landed The Spirit of St. Louis in the same spot. Not yet a public park and outside city limits… [ Keep reading ]

Community invited to Magnuson Community Center Open House

Free Tot Gym time available during Open House Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to an Open House for Magnuson Community Center on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. Please join us at the community center, 7110 62nd Ave. NE to learn about and comment on… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer as a Park Champion in Magnuson Park!

Warren G. Magnuson Park has been selected as the launch site for Seattle Parks and Recreation’s new Pilot Park Champion Volunteer Program! The pilot will begin in May 2018, and community members across Seattle are invited to become park champion volunteers! Volunteers will need to attend a training and orientation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks & Recreation seeks investors to develop Building 2 at Magnuson Park

On November 2nd, 2017 Seattle Parks and Recreation will publicize and Invitation for Investment for Building 2 at Magnuson Park. Building 2 is the largest former airplane hangar in Warren G. Magnuson Park. Seattle Parks and Recreation would like to meet with interested people and organizations willing to invest in… [ Keep reading ]

City seeks proposals for redevelopment of Bldg 2 in Magnuson Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking proposals for the redevelopment and renovation of Building 2, the largest former airplane hangar in Warren G. Magnuson Park. Proposals should include the management and operation of recreation, arts and cultural or environmental programming that will be open to the public. This is… [ Keep reading ]

Community encouraged to review site improvement plan for Magnuson Park’s Building 11

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to discuss the site improvements proposed by Cascade Bicycle Club near Building 11 in Magnuson Park during a public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. The meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Belvedere Terrace Room at The Brig in Magnuson… [ Keep reading ]

Magnuson Community Center closed temporarily due to plumbing problems

Magnuson Community Center, located at 7110 62nd Ave. in Magnuson Park, will be closed today, Thursday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. 25, due to plumbing problems and a minor sewage spill. The center normally operates from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Fridays. Crews are… [ Keep reading ]