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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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A Beautiful Park!

Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park comprises 57 acres of land and water at the southeast corner of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Great park and a fantastic walk along the southern end of Lake Washington

Lots of room for families and friends - when the weather is nice, it can get crowded fast. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim K
Paris, France
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“boat launch” (39 reviews)
“kidd valley” (27 reviews)
“swimming area” (24 reviews)
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1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park comprises 57 acres of land and water at the southeast corner of Lake Washington, next to the Hyatt Regency where we stayed for vacation. The park presents many water-related recreational activities, including Swimming Beach (open in Summer, not when we...More

Thank Chuang004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of room for families and friends - when the weather is nice, it can get crowded fast. Nice long trail that lets you get away from the crowds. Convenient fast food restaurants, neat floating path and picnic areas, swimming area (with lifeguards during the...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice park right on the lake with a swimming area, kids play area, tennis courts, boat lauch, dock, picnic shelters and 2 restaurants. Well kept and clean and so far, not taken over by the homeless. Only negative is the lmited parking....More

Thank 425glenh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my go-to park to sit by the water and recharge after a long day or a stressful week. It’s clean and safe and offers a nice walking path with lovely views. And having Ivar’s clam chowder is an added bonus!

Thank sammee8
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a great overall park. It has multiple boat ramps and a large swimming beach. It has a large playfield and rental equipment available in the summer. We love to just walk here as the paths are many including a long walkway over the...More

Thank Darlene W
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The water's clean and warmish. Great playground and walk trails. Ivar's has amazing chowder and you must see The Clam Lights near the winter holidays.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This park has wonderful walking paths along the lake. Very safe and family friendly. The holiday lights are spectacular.

Thank tougo
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Talking a walk this time of year at Coulon Park is a great idea. And if you go around sunset you might see some amazing sky's with beautiful colors.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We walk here year around. The trail is awsome, lots of walkers and rund the length of the lake the entire way. During the summer, get here early to get a parking spot.

Thank scotts98058
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It’s very good park for walk, cycling and very kids friendly. Good part it has cricket ground and nice location of park

Thank 87kaustubhm
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Nancy C
16 May 2017|
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Response from sydnie j | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the walking area is paved. I believe there are small trails that branch off the main one that are just dirt but the main path is all paved.
7 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |
Lk. is still very cold. I haven't heard if it's closed to swimming yet..Ducks, Ducks and more ducks is the usual reason for a closed beach...watch for signs...They post "No Swimming"..
1 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |