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Kerry Park

Park, Scenic Lookout, and Sculpture Garden
Lower Queen Anne, Seattle
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  • Jensen V.
    "Amazing skyline views of Seattle with space needle"(19 Tips)
    Lydia A.
    "A gorgeous view of downtown Seattle, the Space Needle & the water!"(18 Tips)
    Pelin G.
    "Awesome view of the Seattle skyline, especially at night"(10 Tips)
    Stephen S.
    "Best view of the city and Mt Rainier"(10 Tips)
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  • Kristine G.
    Kristine GelsanoNovember 19, 2014
    Aside from Alki, this is one of the all time best lookout points to see Seattle's skyline.Great place which includes downtown, Space Needle, ocean, and Mount Rainier. It was breath-taking.
  • Antal János M.
    Not crowded usually and has the best view in town (of the town)! Although it's better to visit when it's not rainy (not so often - it's Seattle after all)
  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles TimesJuly 27, 2012
    The place to get that classic Space Needle shot is Kerry Park on the southern slope of Queen Anne Hill. It covers barely an acre, but it gives you the panorama of Elliott Bay, downtown & the needle. Read more
    Upvoted May 19
  • Rachel E.
    Rachel EubanksMarch 11, 2014
    Really and truly the best view of Seattle. Definitely a hike from Belltown/Downtown/any neighborhood near the water but worth it. Better than the view from the space needle!
  • JB R.
    JB ReÿnołdšNovember 3, 2012
    Whether visiting this spot coupled up or single, this breathtaking view of Seattle is bound to give your spirits a boost. Great memories here... #TrueStory
  • Taylor O.
    Taylor O'NealMay 17, 2013
    If coming from Lower Queen Anne, stop for a glass of wine before or after at the Sitting Room and take the more romantic stairs nearby versus straight up Queen Anne street.
  • Lydia A.
    Lydia AmmosovaDecember 1, 2010
    A gorgeous view of downtown Seattle, the Space Needle & the water! This is definitely a place to start snapping away! Wowza! Zing! Plus a great historical neighborhood to explore too!
  • Marizza W.
    Marizza WhodakApril 20, 2015
    It's quite a hike to get to on foot from downtown but worth it for the best views of the skyline. Not much open space though.
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery
    Stand on the bench closest to the city to get over the trees. This is the postcard shot of Seattle with the Needle in front of the city. For more of a fun shot frame the Space Needle in the sculpture.
    Upvoted Apr 10
  • Jason F.
    Jason FontanaJune 18, 2015
    Best sunset in Seattle. When facing the skyline, the corner to the far right of the park is the best to set up your tripod.
  • Sarah F.
    Sarah FoleyMarch 12, 2015
    You can't get a better, closer view of the Needle than at Kerry park. Yes, touristy. But still an awesome view especially when the mountain is out!
  • Mindy H.
    Mindy HuJuly 8, 2013
    Small and crowded but gosh, the view is the best in town! The neighborhood around Kerry Park is darling too - definitely take a stroll if you have time!
  • Allison Y.
    Allison YuOctober 18, 2015
    Awesome view of Seattle and Mt. Rainier on a clear day. Grab some Molly moon's ice cream a few blocks over and enjoy your snack with a view!
  • Transitions® lenses
    Transitions® lensesApril 18, 2012
    This park offers the best view’s of downtown AND way uptown, as in the Space Needle and Mt. Rainier! See Seattle’s highest sights! #seemoresights
  • Brett M.
    Brett MorrisMarch 24, 2014
    The quintessential view of Seattle with the Space Needle, downtown, and Rainier all within the same field of view. Come here on a clear day.
  • Sue-Yen Y.
    Sue-Yen YongSeptember 25, 2013
    Fantastic view of Seattle & the space needle - take a no 1 or 29 bus to get to Kerry Park from downtown. Helps you up that hill for USD2.50...
  • Rebecca O.
    Rebecca OhmenOctober 12, 2013
    Absolutely beautiful! A great place to see the city from a different angle, have coffee and read a book. I would imagine very romantic at night.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LindhartsenDecember 4, 2011
    Probably one of the most iconic views of the city. Photos are great, but seeing it in person is even better, especially during sunset.
  • Charles K.
    Charles KohJuly 7, 2013
    Snap snap! Drive up Queen Anne hill and you'll find a beautiful park that boasts the most gorgeous views of Seattle!
  • Felice L.
    Felice LamSeptember 8, 2012
    During the summer, bring your out-of-town friends here and snap your very Seattle looking pictures. Look up at the clouds, too!
  • Trupanion
    TrupanionJuly 26, 2011
    Make your way up Queen Anne to Kerry Park where you can get an amazing, postcard view of the city. Don't forget to bring your camera!
  • Rachel E.
    Rachel EubanksMarch 14, 2014
    Amazing. Go a bit before sunset when the sky is changing rapidly. Bring a lover to smooch or a beer to sip (sneakily).
  • Connie L.
    Connie LuOctober 3, 2013
    Awesome panorama view of the Seattle skyline. Especially beautiful during sunrise & sunset, but also at night when everything is aglow.
  • Vicki T.
    Vicki TranMarch 2, 2015
    Best view of Seattle! The roads can be very narrow with high inclined, so be careful!
  • Kelly J.
    Kelly JenningsJuly 18, 2015
    Sunset views in Summer are incredible! It's very windy even in Summer so rug up!
  • Alice H.
    Alice HuangJanuary 28
    Classic views of the Space Needle with Rainier in the background! Amazing at sunset. Watch out - the park is tiny!
  • Jason B.
    Jason BenhaimMay 29, 2013
    While you're here, don't forget to check out (and check-in at) the nearby Marshall Park for an equally spectacular view. It's at the corner of W Highland Dr and 7th Ave W!
  • Chris
    ChrisFebruary 14, 2011
    the view is excellent and there is also a playground at the bottom of the hill, with a climbing wall and a red slide.
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan CollinsJuly 3, 2015
    You know that quintessential skyline view you think of when you think "Seattle"? This is it. Go. Climb the hills to get there. Worth it.
  • Martin R.
    Martin RisgaardSeptember 12, 2013
    Go here both by day and by night if you get the chance. Skyline looks awesome when the lights come on as well as by day.
  • Julia T.
    Julia TrimarcoJuly 4, 2010
    Skip the Space Needle and bring your out-of-town guests here for the view. Bring quarters for the telescope.
  • Carolyn K.
    Carolyn KaoJanuary 9, 2012
    Amazing view of the Seattle skyline! Come once during the day and once during the night to get two great shots!
  • Zoe S.
    Zoe SunshineMarch 11, 2015
    The view is absolutely stunning! Perfect for picnics, photo ops, or just enjoying the scenery.
    Upvoted Apr 10
  • JB R.
    JB ReÿnołdšNovember 6, 2012
    I like it better at night. A lot less people and you sorta feel as though you're on top of the world. Great place for thinking...
  • Peter d.
    Peter den HartogNovember 16, 2014
    Best view of downtown Seattle. A big of a walk so be prepared but, well worth the hike.
  • Jimmy C.
    Jimmy CooperMarch 30, 2010
    Amazing view of downtown Seattle and the Space Needle. This is the shot of the city the local news uses.
  • Mouni R.
    Mouni ReddyNovember 16, 2015
    Plan to spend 30 minutes. Great views but its tiny and its a view point more than a park.
  • Charles K.
    Charles KohOctober 18, 2012
    A great place to take your family and friends who are new to Seattle. Go during a sunset and be amazed.
  • Phill R.
    Phill Ramey2 weeks ago
    Amazing view of downtown Seattle and the waterfront. Also, some gorgeous houses in the area.
  • The Schoep
    The SchoepApril 9, 2011
    THE spot for the classic Seattle skyline shot. A must go for tourists and locals alike!
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongMay 26, 2015
    Come on a clear sunny day. Beautiful view of Seattle!
  • Brian I.
    Parking is gonna be a hassle but the view is priceless and worth the trek to see for yourself
  • Transitions® lenses
    Transitions® lensesApril 18, 2012
    Vote for Kerry Park as one of Seattle’s top landmarks & enter to win a trip to the Galapagos Islands! bit.ly/xzqs7i #seemoresights
  • Monica
    MonicaJune 8, 2010
    Best spot to take a picture of Space Needle/Seattle skyline & Mt. Rainier on a clear day.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HackmeisterFebruary 10, 2012
    Take pictures, but also look at the houses nearby. Some of the best residential architecture in the city!
  • Stephen S.
    Stephen SwisherMay 30, 2015
    Everything. Best view of the city and Mt Rainier
  • Karsten M.
    Karsten McVayJuly 22, 2015
    Scenic but in the summer, keep the a/c in the car running so you can sprint back post-photos
  • Jackson N.
    Jackson NApril 27, 2015
    Nice view, chill spot, great for sunny days
  • Uday M.
    Uday MaripalliFebruary 22, 2011
    Awesome view of Seattle Skyline. Come dressed in Layers as it can get cold.
  • Pablo T.
    Pablo TrejoNovember 8, 2013
    One of the best views of the city. On a good day, you will see Mt. Rainier.
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