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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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just okay

the park is huge which is nice. the issue is there is not sufficient parking for how big the park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy G
via mobile
Great free place to barbecue walk, swim, play tennis and enjoy the beauty

Free parking and lots to do. Great place to walk, eat, swim and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monte M
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“boat launch” (35 reviews)
“kidd valley” (25 reviews)
“swimming area” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the park is huge which is nice. the issue is there is not sufficient parking for how big the park is to accommodate everyone. It's sad in such a large park they do not allow bikes or dogs.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free parking and lots to do. Great place to walk, eat, swim and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest. Get in early for easy parking sometime the lots are full especially during big summer events. Some people come early and claim barbecues and picnic tables...More

Thank Monte M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gene Coupon Park is beautiful! Enjoy watching the sun either come up or set in the tranquility of this park sanctuary.You can enjoy strolling, power walking, or jogging around the parameters. There is an area for having barbecues, volleyball, soccer, fishing, and a children's playground....More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in this area for 20 years and have never been to this Park. We are in love! Lots of paths to walk on, beach for swimming, grassy areas to have a picnic, volleyball courts, and a playground. We went on a Monday...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful park is situated on the south end of Lake Washington within view of an airport and a Boeing 737 plant. Whether you want to sit on the grass and watch all the activities, or become an active participant, there's something for everyone here....More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go on a day when there is not a concert -- or a really nice sunny day, you may find parking. We went on a Wednesday this summer to eat at Ivar's. It was a night when there was a concert and not...More

Thank jmidbk
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Love the fact that their are two restaurants within the park itself. The arboretum-style path is fun for tree lovers, too.

Thank KandBFarms
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We frequent Gene Coulon Park as a great venue for a walk along the lake. They have a great piece of property with about 1 1/2 miles of pathway along the edge of the lake. They have a family beach, docks for fishing or strolling,...More

Thank Goody1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Renton has done an excellent job of creating this park to be enjoyed by all of the community. Walking, jogging, swimming, fishing to name a few of the activities. And the Sundays are spectacular! Plenty of space and facilities for picnics and barbeques. The city...More

Thank LisaGoldsmith
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very beautiful and clean park. The walk from one end of the park to the other is great as well. Swimming places and play area for kids and tennis courts and volley ball areas as well. It does get VERY busy on hot days so...More

Thank Monica N
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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 |