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Best Spray Parks and Fountains for Kids Around Seattle, the Eastside and North Sound

Epic spray parks, toddler-friendly fountains and more water-play hot spots

Published on: June 21, 2021

Best Spray Parks and Fountains for Kids Around Seattle, the Eastside and North Sound

Excited young child playing at Crossroads Park spray park by orca features
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Frolic with orcas at Crossroads Park's splash area. Credit: Erin Mulholland

Eastside spray parks and fountains

Crossroads Park spray park, Bellevue

Located in one of the Eastside's most culturally diverse neighborhoods, this park is absolutely worth the drive. Beyond the super-appealing Northwest-themed spray park (a climbable orca, spitting frogs and clams), find a playground, walking trails, covered picnic shelters and even a nine-hole golf course.
Hours: Open 10 a.m.–8 p.m., through Labor Day.
Find it: 999 164th Ave. N.E., Bellevue

Downtown Park spray park, Bellevue

Incredible Inspiration Playground at Downtown Park is a destination for families any day. Add in a water feature for cooling off on warm summer afternoons and you've got a winner of an outing with kids. Find Molly Moon's Ice Cream right around the corner to satisfy all your ice cream desires.
Hours: Open 10 a.m.–8 p.m., through Labor Day.
Find it: 10201 N.E. 4th Street, Bellevue

Grass Lawn Park splash pad, Redmond

One of the Eastside's most popular parks, Grass Lawn has extensive fields, kid-friendly biking trails, picnic areas, great playgrounds for little and big kids (including a two-story climbing structure), and a sensory-activated spray pad.
Hours: Open now, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. through Labor Day
Find it:7031 148 Ave N.E., Redmond

Redmond Downtown Park splash pad, Redmond

Redmond's newer centerpiece park doesn't have a playground, but it does have features to appeal to kids and families, including a splash pad.
Hours: Open now, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. through Labor Day
Find it: 16101 Redmond Way, Redmond

Redmond Town Center fountains, Redmond

Redmond Town Center's outdoor areas went through an upgrade a few years ago to make them more play-friendly and safe, with a pedestrian zone that encompasses the splash pad, as well as pavement games and picnic benches.
Hours: Open daily 6:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Find it: 7525 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond

Sammamish Commons spray park, Sammamish

Next time you're on the Plateau, give this park a try. Located in the Lower Commons Park, the button-operated spray park is next to a play structure, so your kids can choose between wear-'em-out options. Tip: Visit on a Wednesday afternoon and swing by Sammamish's sweet farmers market.
Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Find it: 550 222nd Place S.E., Sammamish

Next up: North Sound spray parks

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