Alki Beach Park

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Alki Beach Park
West Seattle Statue of Liberty 02.jpg
Alki Beach Park with replica of Statue of Liberty
LocationWest Seattle, Washington, USA
Coordinates47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729Coordinates: 47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729
Area135.9 acres (55.0 ha)
Created1907[1]
Operated bySeattle Parks and Recreation
 
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Alki Beach Park
West Seattle Statue of Liberty 02.jpg
Alki Beach Park with replica of Statue of Liberty
LocationWest Seattle, Washington, USA
Coordinates47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729Coordinates: 47°34′52″N 122°24′24″W / 47.580989°N 122.406729°W / 47.580989; -122.406729
Area135.9 acres (55.0 ha)
Created1907[1]
Operated bySeattle Parks and Recreation

Alki Beach Park is a 135.9-acre (55.0 ha) park located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that consists of the Elliott Bay beach between Alki Point and Duwamish Head.[2] It has a half-mile (0.8 km) of beachfront, and was the first public salt-water bathing beach on the west coast of the United States.[3]

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  1. ^ Park history, Seattle Parks and Recreation, retrieved 2012-09-05 
  2. ^ Alki Beach Park, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation. Accessed online 7 December 2007.
  3. ^ Fleming, S. E. (1919), Civics (supplement): Seattle King County, Seattle: Seattle Public Schools, p. 38.

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