About the Park
Fremont Peak Park
is situated on a steeply-sided promontory at 4357 Palatine Ave. N. in upper Fremont. The
unique geography of the 24,640 square-foot property creates a
spectacular view of the city, sound, and mountains. The view and the
large stand of mature conifers make the spot an urban oasis—a
place to contemplate the land, sea, sky, and city life below.
The park had its Grand Opening in November of 2007 and it’s
landscaping is still maturing.
has proven to be a popular neighborhood spot and gives the community a
permanent, year-round oasis where they can interact with nature. From
the viewpoint, one can see the snow advance and retreat on the
Olympics, watch how the clouds color the sunsets, and note the flow of
human activity along the ship canal. Closer at hand, park visitors can
enjoy neighborly exchanges in a natural setting beneficial to both
people and wildlife.
Through collaboration on the park project,
supporters have forged enriching personal bonds and discovered new
strengths. These connections will deepen through on-going park
stewardship as its progress is guided and nurtured. While the degree of
the public's enjoyment of this new natural park setting may not be
measurable, it perhaps is the single greatest reward for our labors and
Read the story about how
the park project came about.
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