Here’s our list of skateboard parks in Seattle and on the eastside, listed roughly in order from north to south.
Seattle, Dahl (Waldo J.) Playfield, 7700 25th Ave. NE
- Dahl Playfield skatepark features step up ledge off blocks for manuals or grinds, small euro gap onto one manual pad, banks, a long set of stairs with round rail, and small bump with kicker.
Seattle, Ballard Commons, 5701 22nd Ave. NW
- Ballard Commons Park features a skate bowl, water feature, engaging public art, relaxing seating areas and lawns and ADA accessible walkways. Totally smooth, pool coping. Ballard library is across the street (with bathrooms).
Seattle, Lower Woodland, 5201 Green Lake Way North
- Lower Woodland Skate Park near Green Lake features a combo pool, a flow bowl area with hips and a decent sized street plaza with small spines.
Seattle, I-5 Colonnade Mountain Bike Park on Capitol Hill (note: for bikes, not boards!)
- I-5 Colonnade mountain bike skills park is located on a steep slope under the I-5 freeway just north of downtown Seattle. It’s part of the City of Seattle I-5 Colonnade off-leash park, but was funded and constructed by the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. This unique bike park features a novice area–the Tqalu Trail, an intermediate and advanced area–Limestone Loop, a dirt jumping section, pump track, trials area, and more.
Seattle, Jefferson Park, 3801 Beacon Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98108
- Jefferson Park, the sixth largest park in the city, offers unparalleled views of the Duwamish River, the city and the Olympic Mountains. The skatepark has nice street elements, good flow, and a big deep bowl. There’s a fun spine and flow area with lots of hips and a dab of pool coping.
Seattle, River City Skate Park, South Cloverdale Street & West Marginal Way South
- River City Skatepark is a free and Public Skate Park in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle, WA, adjacent to Cesar Chavez Park, the South Park branch library and South Park Community Center. The cross-section is full pipe tranny with no deck. A unique design with a few lines over and over again. Built well, smooth, and fun to cruise around. The record is seven doors, if you beat it post yer pics and vids on the River City Facebook page.
Seattle, Delridge Skatepark, 4458 Delridge Way SW
- Delridge Playfield skatepark features a deep advanced egg bowl and a large intermediate flow bowl, with depths ranging from 4’ to 7’. There’s also a large flowing street course through the trees, a few boxes, and concrete waves. It’s described as “an old school skater’s dream come true.”
Seattle, Crown Hill Park, 9089 Holman Rd. NW
- Crown Hill Skatepark is a smaller skate dot in a large playground area. It features a four stair, rails, and a small mini.
Seattle, “The Courts”, 1635 11th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122
- The courts at Cal Anderson Park convert to a skatepark when there are not tennis lessons being held. Wooden ramps, manual pads, a ledge, and a flat bar come out for use. Skaters will bring their own obstacles and move obstacles around making each visit a different challenge. The only downside is this park is sometimes dedicated to biking and sometimes to tennis.
Seattle, Judkins Park and Playfield, 150 S Norman St., Seattle, WA 98144
- Judkins Park and Playfield is 10,000 square feet and very open. Features a bowl, half mini ramp, and ledges of varying size. Great flows and an open street course.
Seattle, Mercerdale Park, 77th SE & SE 32nd
- Mercerdale Park designed by a Seattle skate legend, Scott Yamamura. This recently expanded park has a replica picnic table, a manual pad, ledges, rails, banks, and a pyramid.
Burien Skateboard Park, 14549 4th Avenue SW, Burien, WA 98166
- Located in Annex Park, south of the former Burien Community Center, at the intersection of 4th Avenue South and SW 146th Street in Burien. A snake run with three small bowls, and a spine. And a street area with banks on each side.
Bellevue Skate Parks (indoor and outdoor)
- Bellevue Skate Parks has two skateboarding facilities at Highland Park — the original Bellevue Skate Park, including an indoor haven for boarders to escape bad weather, and the Highland Skate Plaza, an outdoor space devoted to street skating.
- (Indoor) Bellevue Skate Park features a Pro Shop and ramps for all levels, including a 3.5’ mini ramp, 8.5’ vert ramp, wall rides, banks, ledges, rails, a micro mini mega, and 28 feet of pool coping on its 6’ quarter pipe. The park provides a sense of community and ownership to all participants, regardless of age, experience or level of participation. Bellevue’s first skate park was created in 1994 as part of a Youth Link project. It is renovated annually by skateboarders. Over 100,000 skateboarders have joined since the park opened.
- (Outdoor) Highland Outdoor Skate Plaza is a 13,000 square-foot skate plaza that replicates some of the world’s favorite street skate spots. Instead of half-pipes or bowls, it resembles everyday obstacles, including various ledges, banks, stairs, hubbas, rails, benches, gaps and barriers. Added in 2017 is a 24′ flat bar, an across and down rail, and a 40′ “slappy” curb. The surface was refinished and is very smooth. The plaza is lit for evening skateboarding or rollerblading.
- (outdoor) Crossroads Park features one of the best bowls in the area. With depths from 4-9.5 feet, hips, escalators, tombstone, and an over-vertical “clamshell.” This is a massive bowl within a park full of open sidewalks and plenty of space to skate.
- Lakemont Park Skatebowl is a smaller skatepark with a great bowl. It also features ledges, a wall ride, a pyramid and more.
Kirkland Skate Park, Peter Kirk Park, 202 3rd Street
- Kirkland Skate Park is a free and open, skate at-your-own-risk facility. Concrete pad with ½ pipe, pyramid, ramps, stairs, rail, box and ¼ pipe. No high ramps. No staff on site, no fence, no lights, but surrounding park is lit and open at night.
Redmond, Edge Skate Park at 83rd Street
- Edge Skate Park features all the ramps and rails you’ll want to drop into, plus an active graffiti wall sponsored by the City of Redmond. Adding to the ease of use, Edge Skate Park is located close to a Metro Bus Park and Ride with Rider Kiosk.
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