Seattle WA – Gas Works Park

What? :

Gas Works Park is a park located in Seattle, on the north shore of Lake Union. It is an open public park that covering the land that in the past was the site of Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant, contains remnants of the sole remaining coal gasification plant in the United States. The plant operated from 1906 to 1956 and was bought by the city of Seattle for use as a park.


2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103

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The park provides “back” views of the Seattle skyline. At nights and when the lake is calm lights are reflected into South Lake Union.


The old plant large metal ruins are still standing tall in the open and you can also find other metal elements like pumps and engines painted and incorporated into a children's "play barn" structure.


This park is very popular by locals in summer afternoon, relax on the open grass and enjoy the lake and Seattle skyline view.


The park is free access and have parking lot.

The park is open 6am – 10pm

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