Centennial Park

A few nights ago, I was driving around and stopped to take a break and park on Elliott Avenue, which is the ‘main drag’ between Belltown/Lower Queen Anne and Interbay, Magnolia, and Ballard. If you’ve ever driven here, there’s the unmistakable sight of the Louis Dreyfus Terminal 86 grain elevator and the Helix Bridge at Galer Street which connects pedestrians to the former-Amgen soon-to-be Expedia corporate offices. There’s a park hidden back there called Centennial Park (formerly Elliott Bay Park) and it offers amazing waterfront views of the Seattle Skyline in addition to what I think are some neat photo opportunities with the grain silos as a backdrop. Anywho, here’s some photos from that evening walk.

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Howarth Park

I was feeling lazy last week and went for a drive to a park I heard about not far from my place in Everett. The park is Howarth Park, and it’s got a bit of deception to it which will reward you for your effort to explore it.

When you first turn on to the street it looks like there is a small playground park (which I did not photograph because there were too many people around. This is where you can find washrooms and picnic benches, but there is no way to the beach. For that you have to walk a bit or drive to one of the two other (small) parking lots.

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