Fort Dent Park is the largest park in Tukwila, spanning 54 acres. Considered the "go-to" park for many locals and families, Fort Dent offers many amenities, including two kiddo-approved play areas, a picnic area, hiking trails and a soccer field. The Fort Dent Bridge in another fun spot for families and a great place for photos. The park also hosts several sporting events throughout the year, including soccer, rugby, and ultimate Frisbee matches.
Fort Dent Park Has 54 Acres for Family Fun in #SeattleSouthide
Macadam Winter Garden is one of Tukwila's newest parks. The park features a large variety of plants, shrubs, and trees that bloom year round. A special interest in winter blooming plants makes Macadam Winter Garden a very unique park. Macadam Winter Garden received a Washington Recreation and Parks Association Spotlight Award in the category of "Best Park" in 2007.
Tukwila Park is a 6.5 acre park site and was built in 1934 - the oldest of the Tukwila parks. The site is covered with mature vegetation, which includes large firs and a variety of Rhododendrons.
Facilities at the site include:
gazebo (max capacity of 25)
lighted tennis court
Tukwila Pond Park, a 25 acre oasis in the middle of Tukwila's busiest retail district was entirely financed and organized by volunteers in order to bring wildlife back to this area. It is easily accessible to the west of the Target store on Strander Boulevard.
Riverton Park, 4.8 acres, is Tukwila's newest park, dedicated on July 13, 2000. With the help of a Community Development Block Grant, federally funded through King County, the City added play equipment and a paved path to provide handicapped access to the park and playground. Park improvements also include irrigation, fencing and a large grassy area. This is a passive, open neighborhood park for families and is located at the site of the old Tukwila Community Center. Future plans may include a picnic shelter, drinking fountain, and additional landscaping. PICNIC SHELTER - Maximum capacity = 35
An Open Neighborhood Family Park in #SeattleSouthside
Tukwila Community Center is located along the scenic Duwamish River and hosts programs, activities and events, a skate park, and also a spray park! Tukwila Community Center is home to the Recreation Division of Tukwila's Parks and Recreation Department, providing programs, activities, and events for participants of all ages. Located near the I-5 and I-405 interchange this 48,000 square foot facility is close to the airport, hotels and the largest indoor shopping mall in the northwest, Westfield Southcenter. Beside the Duwamish River, from here you can enjoy a southern view of Mount Rainier making it a perfect location for wedding receptions, sporting and special events, and community and business meetings. Cool down in the summertime at the Splash and Spray Park. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10am-8pm daily. Spray Park is free to everyone. This aquatic playground is full of water fun. With sprays of water shooting up from the ground, fish spouts to aim, fountains to run through, and car wash style play areas, this park has been a hit since it opened. There are a few benches around the edges and some grassy space. Pack some treats and make it a playdate!
Programs, Activities, and Events for All Ages in #SeattleSouthside
Cascade View Community Park is a newly expanded 2 acre park that also has a Gazebo and walking path. Facilities include: landscaped seating areas picnic tables barbecue area play equipment
Crestview Parks is a newly expanded 6.1 acre park has a view of downtown Seattle and is located adjacent to an old school site.
Little League T-ball field
lots of open space for playing Frisbee
picnic shelter and tables
The Duwamish Hill Preserve is a 10.5 acre parcel of historical, cultural and ecological significant land in Tukwila. Thanks to the actions of many partners including the Friends of the Hill, Forterra and City of Tukwila, the property was purchased in 2004 and has been in active restoration ever since. The Duwamish Hill Preserve serves as an outdoor classroom for students, a gathering place for restoration volunteers, a culturally significant location for Native Americans and an example of a successful partnership between community members and public and private partners. The hill from which the preserve gets its name is a glacial remnant and within the preserve many species of flora and fauna that are rarely seen along the banks of the Duwamish River can be found.
Explore 10 Acres of Nature at Duwamish Hill Preserve in #SeattleSouthside
The Duwamish Park is a 3-acre park and the former site of the Duwamish Elementary School. The school opened in 1911 and was open for 62 years. The park features a playfield for soccer and t-ball, children's play area, basketball court, and maze. Parking is limited. PICNIC SHELTER - Maximum capacity = 50
Hazelnut Park is .7 acres and located behind the historic old City Hall. The old city hall building is presently being used as a library.
small grass area with a sculpture
seating and small patio
Foster Memorial Park is a 9 acre park, divided into three separate areas. The upper area, formerly known as Upper Foster Park, contains a small baseball field. The lower portion of the park contains a softball field, a tennis court and a basketball court. The third area has a Little League baseball field, picnic shelter, playground equipment, restroom and paved pathway. Picnic Shelter - Maximum capacity = 50 Ballfield #1 - Soccer, Baseball Ballfield #2 - Youth soccer, Baseball Lee Phillips Field - Youth soccer, Baseball Dog Park
The Interurban Trail runs through Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Algona, and Pacific along a near-straight 14 mile-long route beside the historic Interurban Rail Line. The alignment crosses a wide variety of landscapes, providing views of many regional sites and activities. The landscape passes through historic industrial areas and suburban lands while following the BESF railroad south, before crossing through the broad Green River Valley. The trail provides access to the Southcenter area, Renton Junction, downtown Kent, Emerald Downs in Auburn, and the communities of Algona and Pacific. The Interurban is an excellent north-south off-road, nonmotorized route and is popular with local commuters and biking enthusiasts. Access and parking are provided at numerous locations along the trail.
Ride on 14 Miles of Trail in #SeattleSouthside
Adjacent to Duwamish River and close to Westlake Southcenter Mall, Bicentennial Park hosts many summer music concerts and is available for reservations of up to 25 people.
There is also a log cabin built by volunteers in 1976, serving as a tribute to our nation’s pioneer roots.
shelter and picnic tables
playground and equipment,