Picnic Point Park Photos

A collection of photos from Picnic Point Park from May 19, 2013. An article about the park will come at a future date.


Portage Bay Vista, Seattle

Portage Bay Vista

Portage Bay Vista forms part of a view corridor on the University of Washington Seattle campus, located between NE Pacific Street and NE Boat Street/Columbia Road. The view corridor stretches from the Physics/Astronomy Building to the northeast, to Portage Bay to the southwest. The university has proposed an underground Animal Research […]

South Lake Union Block Party Photos: August 2013

While taking photos of buildings under construction in Seattle’s Southlake (South Lake Union) and Cascade neighborhoods, I found a street fair called the South Lake Union Block Party. The fair was located on John St between 9th Ave N and Westlake Ave N, two adjacent parking lots, and Denny Playfield. This group of photos […]

Lake Serene, Picnic Point CDP

Located in the Lake Serene neighborhood of the Picnic Point census-designated place, Lake Serene is a small lake fed by the surrounding land and is drained by Norma Creek, which runs through (and under) the Lake Serene neighborhood toward Puget Sound.


Lake Stickney, Lake Stickney CDP

Located in the Lake Stickney census-designated place is Lake Stickney, a small lake located along Swamp Creek. Homes and docks are found along the southern, eastern, and northern shores of the lake, while the western shore is mainly marshland. Lake Stickney Drive encircles the developed areas around the lake.


Haines Wharf Park, Edmonds

Located in the Meadowdale neighborhood of Edmonds, Haines Wharf Park opened in 2010 on what was a plot of empty land. Named after the nearby Haines Wharf, the small park contains playgrounds, tables, lawns, and an overlook.


Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Mukilteo

Located at Point Elliott* near Downtown Mukilteo is Mukilteo Lighthouse Park. Also referred to as Lighthouse Park, the park’s three main features are the Mukilteo Light Station, the adjacent beach, and a boat launch ramp.

(*Multiple sources use “Point Elliott” and/or “Elliott Point” as the location name. This article uses “Point Elliott” for consistency.)


Naketa Beach, Mukilteo

Naketa Beach is a small area located along the Puget Sound shoreline in Mukilteo, wedged between the water and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway tracks. The area consists of cabins, cottages, and a beach. They are only accessible by land through a private road (not including walking between the water and the railway […]