Monday, January 16, 2012

No. 19 Saint Edwards State Park- Kenmore, Washington

Park overview:
Saint Edward State Park is a 316-acre day-use park with 3,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Washington. Once a Catholic seminary, the park's rich history reflects in its grounds and architecture. Walks along the undeveloped lakeshore are peaceful and give the visitor many opportunities for nature study.

Park hours/updates:

The park is open year round for day use only.

Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.
Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk.

Requires a Discover Pass $10 a day $30 a year

Abandoned St. Edwards Seminary

Driving Directions
Located at the north end of Lake Washington in Kenmore, Wash. in King County.

Park address:
14445 Juanita Drive NE
Kenmore, WA 98028

From I-405 northbound:
Take exit #20-A (116th St. N.E.) and turn west (left). Travel 4.5 miles. (At 98th Ave., the road name changes to Juanita Dr.) Park entrance is on left.

From I-405 southbound:
Exit at Hwy. 522 (exit #23-B). Drive through Bothell to Kenmore. Turn left at 68th Ave. (68th turns into Juanita Dr.) Park is 1.5 miles on the right.

From I-5:
Take exit #175 (145th St.) and travel east to Bothell Way. Turn left. Travel north to 68th Ave. in Kenmore. (68th turns into Juanita Dr). Park is 1.5 miles on the right.

Stairway to Heaven?

Seminary trail, Saint Edwatds Park


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