Discovery Park celebrates 50th anniversary

Time to party in nature 🌳

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50 years of peaceful walks through the forest.

Photo via Seattle Parks and Recreation

Over the hill — or going into even more golden years?

Discovery Parkthe largest Seattle Parks + Rec’s areaturns 50 this year and the city’s throwing a big party to celebrate.

Discovery Park was originally part of Fort Lawton, a US Army base that was active until 2011. When the military base closed, even more land was annexed into the park.

Want to join the soirée? Here are the deets:

📆 Sat., Oct. 1
⏰ 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
📍 Discovery Park (as you might expect)
🎉 Enjoy a picnic lunch, speeches from public leaders, game booths, group walks, beach clean-ups, and tide pool watching.