Alki Beach Park
Log House Museum
A historical curiosity in Seattle's oldest neighborhood, this museum was built in 1903 from Douglas fir trees as a carriage house for a...
Alki Point Lighthouse
The US Coast Guard maintains this lighthouse. It has limited public hours and you can’t just walk up to it, but tours are available by...
Alki Kayak Tours
You can rent bicycles, inline skates and kayaks from this outlet next to the water-taxi dock should you wish to explore Alki by...
Spud Fish & Chips
The competition is fierce over which Alki institution has the best fish and chips, here or Sunfish. (Why not try both?) Spud gets the...
Alki Beach Park information
Alki Beach has an entirely different feel from the rest of Seattle: this 2-mile stretch of sand could almost fool you into thinking it’s California, at least on a sunny day, except for the obvious lack of…Californians. There’s a bike path, volleyball courts on the sand, and rings for beach fires.
Look for the miniature Statue of Liberty, donated by the Boy Scouts (currently removed for repair and replaced by a copy). There’s also a pylon marking Arthur Denny’s landing party’s first stop in 1851, which for some reason has a chip of Massachusetts’ Plymouth Rock embedded in its base.