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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton, WA 98056-2567
+1 425-430-6600
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Nice, but nothing special

It's a very nice area on Lake Washington (we live nearby) but if you want to park your car you may... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rodney & Ja... R
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Renton, Washington
Family/Friends Picnic

Parking is a hassle if you are not there early. Restrooms convenient but not kept clean. Restrooms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DearMsC
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Seattle, Washington
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“boat launch” (38 reviews)
“kidd valley” (28 reviews)
“swimming area” (24 reviews)
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1201 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton, WA 98056-2567
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+1 425-430-6600
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"boat launch"
in 38 reviews
"kidd valley"
in 28 reviews
"swimming area"
in 24 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 21 reviews
"south end"
in 14 reviews
"fast food restaurants"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful lake"
in 7 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 7 reviews
"picnic shelters"
in 7 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 6 reviews
"no dogs allowed"
in 6 reviews
"fish and chips"
in 6 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 9 reviews
"sand volleyball"
in 5 reviews
"play ground"
in 4 reviews
"playground for kids"
in 4 reviews
"summer months"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a very nice area on Lake Washington (we live nearby) but if you want to park your car you may be in for trouble. The two restaurants, Kidd Valley and Ivar's, are OK for some fast food but way overpriced. We're also disappointed that...More

Thank Rodney & Ja... R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is a hassle if you are not there early. Restrooms convenient but not kept clean. Restrooms near Ivar’s were decent. Lots of activity areas to keep the adults and teenagers busy. Good for a few hours but not all day. Just a tad bit...More

Thank DearMsC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame. Such a beautiful park and I will never use it because dogs are not allowed. Upon arrival a nice woman informed me that animal control may give me a $500 ticket for walking my dog in the park. So ridiculous.

Thank Amelia K
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

4 out of 5 only because this park is not dog friendly. Had my friends family meet us here and we had to find another park because they had a dog... such a shame but I guess it keeps the park cleaner?? I dont know...More

Thank Elmo1004
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

When the weather is nice, I like to bring out of town contractors here for some fresh air and sunshine. The two restaurant options (Kid Valley and Ivar's) are a bit overpriced due to the location, but you can get carryout from any of the...More

1  Thank dmurin
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Get there early in warm months because parking fills up fast. There is a large play area, plus the beach for sand play or water. Lifeguards in the summer also have free life jackets available for kids . Plus, there are picnic areas (large ones...More

1  Thank Salle G
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

It looked lovely from the parking lot, but we were surprised when we arrived that dogs are not allowed, we had brought our dog so we had to leave.

Thank wendra l
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great spot to watch boats or people watch. There are 2 restaurants on the pier and places to change swimming suits. There is a large boat dock for loading or unloading and plenty of parking space. If you don’t want to wait in line go...More

Thank Pauline S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to come by yourself, with family and with friends. Great walking trail along the water. Fun playground for the kids. Has a couple restaurants. Dock for boats. You can fish all year and swim in the summer. Very popular during the summer months....More

Thank Kiera T
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

beautiful park, quiet, nice for walking. There are restaurants and hotels near (hotels probably have bars)..

Thank nperkins1944
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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.
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AnnaBanana077
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"..
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lv2fish
1 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |
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