Matthews Beach Park
Matthews Beach Park is located on Lake Washington at the NE edge of Seattle. Matthews Beach boasts as Seattle’s largest freshwater bathing beach. It is most popular for locals holding family gatherings. Amenities include picnic areas with grills, a children's play area, basketball courts, a swimming raft and lifeguards on duty in the summer. The park is also along the Burke-Gilman Trail. There is a wildlife refuge at the southern end of the park. The park is named for pioneer John G. Matthews, who had his homestead on the site in the 1880’s.
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Address: 49th Ave NE & NE 93rd St, 98118
Going north on I-5, exit at Lake City Way NE. Follow for 1.6 miles. Turn right on NE 95TH ST for 1.3 miles, turn right on SAND POINT WY NE for 0.1 miles. Bear left on NE 93RD ST. Going south, take Northgate Way. Turn right on Lake City Way. Turn Left on NE 95th. Turn right on Sand Point Way NE. Bear left on NE 93rd Street