Begin in the retail core with a fresh beverage of your choice, and some snacks for the road. See the map of business listings in our Directions Page for eats, drinks and treats. Need a few suggestions?
Head east to see people, goods, and wildlive traverse the Duwamish River from shorefronts parks. Your view includes a glimpse of our hard-working history, and even a peek at our future. Ground breaking for the new South Park Bridge was on Cinco de Mayo 2011.
Hop, skip, jump! We have parks and playgrounds, plus community activities that are fun for kinds (and the young at heart). Take a dance class or a computer class or browse the extensive collection of Spanish media at our fabulous new library.
Wander quiet trails at Marra Farm and Marra-Desimone Park: four acres of historic preserved farmland where community gardens generate tons of produce and kids learn about agriculture first-hand. Head further north to discover the Duwamish Longhouse, built in traditional cedar post-and-beam construction.
Need a place to stretch your legs, stomp around, make a little noise? Grab a friend and roll over to a couple of South Park’s newest parks. Don’t be fooled by their simplicity: we don’t waste any surface in South Park. These parks are functional works of art.
Return to the retail core, where you can recharge your batteries with a leisurely lunch or happy hour at any of South Park’s locally-owned restaurants. A few suggestions to get you started:
Support our local businesses and have fun too! Visit South Park throughout the year for events, workshops, and festivals, and get to know some of our neighborhood characters. Guess who else is in South Park Seattle?