Seattle's top 5 secret parks

Seattle's top 5 secret parks

There are more than 400 parks and open spaces in Seattle. While everyone has their favorites, there are dozens you've probably never heard of.

KOMO reporter Luke Duecy and photojournalist Eric Jensen spent some time exploring and shared their top 5 parks.

Click each park name for details and more video of what you'll find if you make the trip.

And if you have a favorite secluded park that's not on our list, leave a comment below and let us know about it.

#5 Fremont Peak Park  

While it may be small, Fremont Peak Park represents a new blueprint for urban parks. 

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#4 Meadowbrook Pond  

The secret of this park is that it isn't really a park at all. While it's next door to Meadowbrook Park, Meadowbrook Pond is actually a Public Utilities Project.

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#3 Me-Kwa-Mooks Park  

On a nice day, Alki Beach is about the most crowded place in town.  Just a mile away, however, is a park that sometimes you can you can have all to yourself.

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#2 Hitt's Hill Park  

Over the years, the area once home to a fireworks factory grew wild with blackberries. Since the land was acquired by Seattle Parks in 2001, Hitt's Hill Park has become a hidden gem.

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#1 Leschi and Frink Parks  

Our number one secret Seattle park is a bonus two-parks for the price of one. Leschi and Frink Parks are two of Seattle's oldest, now over one hundred years old.  They have seen Seattle grow up from a small mill town to the metropolis it is today.

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