Waterfront parks with beach access offer the public everything from a relaxing stroll to an underwater dive at the Underwater Park at Brackett’s North--27 acres of tide and bottomlands. You can fish on a public pier or relax on the beach…all within walking distance from downtown.
The Port of Edmonds, an award-winning marina, is one of the West Coast’s largest covered moorage facilities.
Even man’s best friend has his sanctuary, an off-leash area on the waterfront just south of Marina Beach—a dog’s delight.
Popular parks offer a variety of family activities, including the city’s popular open-air swimming pool at Yost Park, which also features multiple walking trails. City Park and Hickman Park have play toys for the kids and barbeque shelters for family picnics.
For bird enthusiasts, Puget Sound Bird Fest annually attracts hundreds of bird watchers from near and far. The Edmonds Marsh is one of the few urban saltwater estuarine marshes remaining in the Puget Sound area and hosts over 200 species of birds annually. Nearby is the Willow Creek Fish Hatchery.