Seattle Rose Garden


The 2.5-acre Seattle Rose Garden, near the entrance road to the zoo off N 50th St, was started in 1924 and contains 5000 plants, including heirloom roses and a test garden for All-America Rose Selections.

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1. Woodland Park Zoo

0.18 MILES

In Woodland Park, up the hill from Green Lake Park, the Woodland Park Zoo is one of Seattle’s most popular tourist attractions. Consistently rated as one…

2. Green Lake Aqua Theater

0.41 MILES

The lonely-looking grandstand at the southern end of Green Lake is all that remains of the former 5500-capacity Green Lake Aqua Theater, an outdoor…

3. Statue of Lenin


The controversial 20th century Soviet leader has new life as one of Fremont's many beloved public art pieces.

4. Fremont Troll

1.13 MILES

The Fremont Troll is an outlandish sculpture that lurks beneath the north end of the Aurora Bridge at N 36th St. The troll's creators – artists Steve…

5. Guidepost

1.15 MILES

Feeling a little turned around? Consult this guidepost for directions from the 'center of the known universe' to lesser spots on the globe.

6. Fremont Rocket

1.16 MILES

Don't forget to look toward the stars as you pass Evanston Ave and N 35th St.

7. Apatosaurs

1.19 MILES

Along the banks of the ship canal and abutting the Burke-Gilman Trail at the bottom of Phinney Ave N, you’ll see two life-size ‘apatosaurs' fashioned out…

8. Fremont Public Sculptures

1.23 MILES

You don't need to pay museum entrance fees to see some of the best and most iconic art in the city. Fremont is an art gallery in and of itself, with…