Seward Park is open 6am – 10pm every day.
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle, WA 98118
Friends of Seward Park
The Friends of Seward Park (FoSP) is a volunteer park advocacy group working to preserve the unique habitat and cultural legacy of this historic park.
Fern Die-Off Blog
Since 2013 the Friends of Seward Park have documented and researched the alarming die-off of the park’s sword fern population. Though Seward Park appears to be one of the first places hit by the die-off, the die-off is now also being tracked in other Puget Sound locations.
For the park centennial in 2011, the torii committee undertook to design, raise money, and construct a replacement for the original Seward Park Torii, a gift from the Seattle Japanese Chamber of Commerce to the city of Seattle in 1935, that was removed because of decay in the 1980s. A celebration of the now completed torii is expected on April 2, 2022 at 1:00pm.
The Seward Park Audubon Center provides environmental programs, camps, and conservation work aimed at protecting birds and the places they need.
The Seward Park Clay Studio is a non-profit artists co-operative that provides classes and events to promote ceramic arts.
Seattle Parks & Recreation: Seward Park
Seattle Parks and Recreation maintains the park and provides summer lifeguards at the swimming beach. It handles reservations and permits for picnic tables and events.