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Houghton Beach Park

Fishing Restrooms Non Motorized Boat Launch Public Dock Picnic Area Manicured Green Space Viewpoint Play Area Waterfront Volleyball Swimming
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Located on Kirkland’s Lake Washington waterfront, Houghton Beach Park is a fantastic place to toss out a line for fishing, swim at the beach or play a game of volleyball.  Swimmers, sunbathers and fishermen will enjoy the 75-foot dock. If you like kayaking or canoeing, Houghton Beach Park Non-Motorized Boat Launch is just for you!  The playground is popular with kids, while they climb, swing and hide, adults can watch from the arena seats that surround the playground.  South of the playground, picnic tables dot the lush hillside.  From this vantage point the Seattle skyline can be viewed while enjoying the colorful display as the sun sets over the Olympic Mountains.

Quick Facts:

  • 3.8 Acres | 900 lft. Waterfront
  • Public Dock
  • Fishing
  • Play Area
  • Volleyball Court
  • Restroom
  • Benches 
  • Picnic Area
    • Gas Fired Barbeques Allowed
  • Limited On-Site Parking
  • Manicured Green Space 
  • Public Art
    • "Spring" Peter Skinner
    • "First Romance"
      M. Mihailescu-Nasturel
    • "Winter" Peter Skinner
  • Beach
    • Designated Swimming Area
    • Seasonal Lifeguards*

*Life guarded swimming is available during summer months.


Volleyball Swimming


From I-405 South, take exit 17 toward NE 70th Place. Turn left onto NE 72nd Place which becomes NE 68th Street which becomes Lakeview Drive. Turn right onto NE 58th Street then right onto Lake Washington Boulevard NE / WA-908. End at 5811 Lake Washington Boulevard NE, Kirkland.

From I-405 North, merge onto WA-520 W via exit 14 and take the 108th Avenue NE exit. Turn right onto 108th Avenue NE then left onto Northup Way. Turn slight right onto Lake Washington Boulevard NE / WA-908. End at 5811 Lake Washington Boulevard NE, Kirkland.

5811 Lake Washington Boulevard
City of Kirkland Kirkland, WA

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