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Gas Works Park. 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-684-4075; TTY: 206-233-1509.
Gas Works has a large hill that is popular for kite flying, a large play barn and play area, sundial and a beautiful view of Seattle. For the hikers, the Burke-Gilman Trail runs past the parking lot following the Burlington Northern Railroad for 12½ miles to Kirkland Log Boom Park.
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