Visit a Park

Playgrounds, walking trails, picnic shelters, beaches, scenic views of Puget Sound and more!  Our 23 city parks include more than 325 acres of parkland and 1,000 feet of waterfront shoreline.  


Minimizing Pesticide Use in Parks
The City of Edmonds is committed to reducing pesticide use in its parks and has achieved a 60% reduction since 2008 by using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to landcare.Click here to learn more and see which areas of our parks are managed as pesticide free.
Dog Friendly Parks

Off Leash Park

Off Leash Area Edmonds (OLAE website)
Edmonds' only off leash area is located at the southend of Marina Beach at 498 Admiral Way and is managed by a local non-profit.

Which of Edmonds parks allows dogs?
Eleven City of Edmonds parks are open to dogs on leashes and only on designated paths/trails.  Both leash and scoop laws are strictly enforced and must be observed when using these parks:

  1. Edmonds City Park (southeast wooded area)
  2. Haines Wharf Park (paved walkways)
  3. Hickman Park (paved and wooded paths)
  4. Hutt Park (trails)
  5. Maplewood Park (trails)
  6. Mathay-Ballinger (turf area)
  7. Pine Ridge Park (inner trails)
  8. Seaview Park (paved walkways)
  9. Sierra Park (paved walkways)
  10. Sunset Avenue (west of Sunset Ave, between Bell St & Caspers St)
  11. Yost Park (inner trails, Shell Valley area)
Dog License
Dog licenses are mandatory for all dog park users.  Owners of unlicensed pets are subject to monetary fines, possible removal of the animal and other judicial punishments.  Edmonds residents can purchase pet licenses over the counter at the Edmonds Police Department more details.

Park Rules

Park in designated areas only.  The following activities are prohibited in all city parks, beaches and playgrounds, unless otherwise posted: 

  • Littering/Dumping
  • Vandalism
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol Possession
  • Discharge of Firearms
  • Horses
  • Fireworks
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Collecting shells, marine life, or driftwood
  • Traffic/ATV/ORV
  • Fires or Camping*
  • Unleashed Animals*

*Unless otherwise posted.

Parks Legend

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