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Parsons Gardens, Seattle

Parsons Gardens - Seattle, Washington
Parsons Gardens
7th Avenue West and West Highland Drive, Seattle, WA 98119Map
+1 206 684 4081
Neighborhood: Queen Anne/Magnolia

Formerly the family garden of Reginald H. Parsons, whose children donated the land to the city after his death, these lush, flowery gardens are secured by small gates and cloistered under protective trees. Weddings often take place at Parsons Gardens, providing a burst of extra beauty, but the gardens are most lovely in the blue light of a long summer dusk. Stroll under the trees and breathe in the flowers. The swank mansions along the drive add to the illusion of being on a country estate. Finally, step across the street to Marshall Viewpoint for the view across Elliott Bay to the Olympics. The Highland Drive carriage drive, now an elegant vista road lined with lampposts, winds away to the north.

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Parsons Gardens General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 06:00 AM to 09:00 PM
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
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