Visitor Center Closing at 1 pm
Thursday Sept 4, 2014 the park visitor center will close at 1:00 pm.
Area disruptions Sept 3 and Sept 4
Both local area streets, and walkways will be affected Sept 3 - Sept 4 by the NFL Gameday Village and Seattle Seahawks home opener. Street parking may be extremely limited and in area private lots will have higher than normal special event prices.
The park's address is 319 Second Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104. It is located entirely within a brick three-story building at the northwest corner of Second Avenue South and South Jackson Street.
Street parking near the park is metered, scant and limited to two hours except on Sundays and holidays when street parking is free and time unlimited. Parking lots and garages are nearby. Downtown Seattle provides a website listing locations, hours, and prices.
The park is within walking distance of several mass transit facilities; the underground International District light rail and bus station; the Washington State Ferry Terminal (Pier 52); the West Seattle/Downtown Seattle Water Taxi (Pier 50); and the King Street Station (Amtrak and Sounder trains).The park is also easily access by bicycle. The Myrtle Edwards - Elliot Bay Trail which runs from West Seattle north to Ballard and links to the 90 mile Burke-Gilman Bike Trail.
Did You Know?
Seattle's population swelled from 40,000 in 1890 to 240,000 by 1910.