Just over forty years ago on September 2, 1972 the front page of the Seattle Times read: “Finally, It’s Fort Lawton Park”. The sub-headline was “Patricia Nixon Cox, darts in and delivers deed”. Ironically, this was the culmination of a... Read More
What lead you to start working as a Forest Steward? I love birds, and for years have spent countless hours in Discovery Park watching, photographing and generally enjoying the huge variety of bird species found in Discovery Park. Discovery Park... Read More
Secure and preserve for the use of the people as much as possible…of water and mountain views and of woodlands. – John Charles Olmsted – regarding the landscape of Fort Lawton This walking tour will be led by members of... Read More
Dori Monson from KIRO Radio Seattle chats with Phillip Vogelzang, President of Friends of Discovery Park, about open space and the future of Discovery Park. You can learn more about this topic by visiting our page here.
The only approved pets allowed on the trails or other areas of the Park are dogs and they must be on leash at all times. Official service dogs are also allowed in the Environmental Learning Center. Note: Dogs are not... Read More