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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

Puget Sound and Islands


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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1.5 miles of trails


Highest Point: 25 ft.


2.00 out of 5


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This park sits at the southern end of Lake Washington in Renton. With a network of paved trails, it is a wonderful place to enjoy the lake and get some miles in. 

From the parking area at the southern end of the park you have some options. One route is to head out to small Bird Island on a spiraling boardwalk. This southern portion of the park is also where you’ll find the restrooms, and some piers extending out over the lake. 

To get some more miles in, head north along the paved main path that extends the length of the park for a little over a mile, going right along the lakeshore for the majority of its length. You will eventually arrive at a gate marking the park boundary and the turnaround point. 

Note: Dogs are not allowed in any portion of Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park.


Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.5034, -122.2010 Open map in new window


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

City of Renton

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Toilet Information

  • Toilet at trailhead

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Getting There

From I-405 (regardless of your direction of travel) take exit 5. At the end of the off-ramp turn west onto Southport Drive, then take the first right (a hairpin turn) onto Lake Washington Boulevard. Quickly take the first left onto Coulon Beach Park Drive, then immediately right onto the park entrance.

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