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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Good place to relax.

This is a cute place to take a stroll. Lots of benches to sit and watch the boats and catch a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KaiKapu K
via mobile
Great place to visit for lunch and sightseeing

We really enjoyed our visit. The food options were nice, really enjoyed the walk around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Renton, United States
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat launch” (36 reviews)
“swimming area” (22 reviews)
“tennis courts” (16 reviews)
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1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute place to take a stroll. Lots of benches to sit and watch the boats and catch a sunset.

Thank KaiKapu K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit. The food options were nice, really enjoyed the walk around the boardwalk. It was a nice romantic place to go, plenty of places to sit.

Thank 783billv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lakeside park on the southeast shore of beautiful Lake Washington offers over a mile of paved gentle walks, a bird sanctuary isle, a large children's playground, tennis courts, boat launch, some swimming and fishing, tree identifications, ducks, geese, and other birds, and views of...More

Thank Centenarianskids
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always my first thought whenever I think of a park in Renton. Just make sure that you go when its not too busy.

Thank Matteozk16
Reviewed 16 August 2017 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 10 August 2017

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 9 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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 27 July 2017

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 22 July 2017

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
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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 |