Best piers in Seattle

Check out the top piers in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pike Place Market
1. Pike Place Market
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1122 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
NeighborhoodPolitical
Ashley
Hop on the 522 express and get off at Union St & 4th Ave for a quick jaunt to Pikes Place Market - one of the…
Michael
You've seen it on travel channels - the explosive fish market with seafood flying across the air! Spotting…
Andy
One of the few authentic farmer's markets in the United States, this hub of delicious scents, delectable eats…
1. Pike Place Market
1. Pike Place Market
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1122 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
Ashley
Ashley
Hop on the 522 express and get off at Union St & 4th Ave for a quick jaunt to Pikes Place Market - one of the most famous and sensorial…
Michael
Michael
You've seen it on travel channels - the explosive fish market with seafood flying across the air! Spotting mermaids at the "original"…
Andy
Andy
One of the few authentic farmer's markets in the United States, this hub of delicious scents, delectable eats and delightful personalities…
2. Seattle Great Wheel
2. Seattle Great Wheel
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126 local reviews
1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 206-623-8607
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Patrick
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an…
Craig
Get a good view of Alki from the Seatlle waterfront. More about the Great Wheel: The Seattle Great Wheel is…
My Rental Advisor
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an…
2. Seattle Great Wheel
2. Seattle Great Wheel
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126 local reviews
1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 206-623-8607
Patrick
Patrick
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was…
Craig
Craig
Get a good view of Alki from the Seatlle waterfront. More about the Great Wheel: The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier…
My Rental Advisor
My Rental Advisor
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was…
3. Seattle Aquarium
3. Seattle Aquarium
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159 local reviews
1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 206-386-4300
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Jack
Is is a fabulous aquarium on the waterfront with many other points of interest along the mile of waterfront…
Shawn
"The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium opened in 1977 and located on Pier 59 on the Elliott Bay waterfront…
Trishann
The Seattle Aquarium is a fun place to poke around. I like it because you can actually take some gentle pokes…
3. Seattle Aquarium
3. Seattle Aquarium
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159 local reviews
1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 206-386-4300
Jack
Jack
Is is a fabulous aquarium on the waterfront with many other points of interest along the mile of waterfront piers with restaurants and…
Shawn
Shawn
"The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium opened in 1977 and located on Pier 59 on the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, USA…
Trishann
Trishann
The Seattle Aquarium is a fun place to poke around. I like it because you can actually take some gentle pokes at the starfish pond. Seeing…
4. Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW
4. Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW
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65 local reviews
Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW, Seattle
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Jennifer
Ditch the car and board the Water Taxi to downtown for Seattle's famous attractions. The crossing takes 15…
Peach
Crosses Elliott Bay from West Seattle to the Waterfront. Great way to go and avoid parking downtown prices as…
Lindsay
Take the West Seattle Water taxi from Pier 50 downtown. And see an amazing view of the City from across the…
4. Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW
4. Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW
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65 local reviews
Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW, Seattle
Jennifer
Jennifer
Ditch the car and board the Water Taxi to downtown for Seattle's famous attractions. The crossing takes 15 minutes dock-to-dock (5 minutes…
Peach
Peach
Crosses Elliott Bay from West Seattle to the Waterfront. Great way to go and avoid parking downtown prices as well as see the piers from the…
Lindsay
Lindsay
Take the West Seattle Water taxi from Pier 50 downtown. And see an amazing view of the City from across the harbor. If you have time…
5. Olympic Sculpture Park
5. Olympic Sculpture Park
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374 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Betka
Peaceful and a wonderful place for a picnic. The outdoor space is open, breezy, and offers great views of the…
Adina
Beautiful. Take a walk to the sculpture park on a sunny day. Stroll along the pier, breathe in the sea air,…
Tanya
This is an outdoor museum, with great views of Seattle, down by the pier and down from the Seattle Center. …
5. Olympic Sculpture Park
5. Olympic Sculpture Park
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374 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
Betka
Betka
Peaceful and a wonderful place for a picnic. The outdoor space is open, breezy, and offers great views of the ocean. Enjoy a walk by the…
Adina
Adina
Beautiful. Take a walk to the sculpture park on a sunny day. Stroll along the pier, breathe in the sea air, and appreciate modern art. A…
Tanya
Tanya
This is an outdoor museum, with great views of Seattle, down by the pier and down from the Seattle Center. Old Spaghetti factory is there.
6. Alki Beach
6. Alki Beach
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393 local reviews
Alki Beach, Seattle
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S.J.
Take the water taxi from Pier 50 across to Alki Beach and eat at Marination Station. Great fish and chips,…
Megan
During the summer/sunny day. Walk down to the pier and take the West Seattle Water Taxi to Alki Beach. Rent…
David
Take the passenger ferry from the pier and enjoy an afternoon on Seattle's main beach. $4.75 gets you across…
6. Alki Beach
6. Alki Beach
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393 local reviews
Alki Beach, Seattle
S.J.
S.J.
Take the water taxi from Pier 50 across to Alki Beach and eat at Marination Station. Great fish and chips, sexy tofu taco and the best…
Megan
Megan
During the summer/sunny day. Walk down to the pier and take the West Seattle Water Taxi to Alki Beach. Rent some bikes or walk down all the…
David
David
Take the passenger ferry from the pier and enjoy an afternoon on Seattle's main beach. $4.75 gets you across the water.
7. Seattle Great Wheel
7. Seattle Great Wheel
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25 local reviews
Seattle Great Wheel, Seattle
Premise
Chris
Seattle Great Wheel Although it was only built in 2012, the Seattle Great Wheel has quickly become a fixture…
Peggy
The Seattle Waterfront’s newest attraction, the Seattle Great Wheel sits 175 feet above Pier 57 and extending…
Ping
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an…
7. Seattle Great Wheel
7. Seattle Great Wheel
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25 local reviews
Seattle Great Wheel, Seattle
Chris
Chris
Seattle Great Wheel Although it was only built in 2012, the Seattle Great Wheel has quickly become a fixture of the city’s skyline—plus it…
Peggy
Peggy
The Seattle Waterfront’s newest attraction, the Seattle Great Wheel sits 175 feet above Pier 57 and extending nearly 40 feet over Elliott…
Ping
Ping
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was…
8. Log Boom Park
8. Log Boom Park
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13 local reviews
17415 61st Ave NE, Kenmore
+1 425-398-8900
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Victoria
Log Boom Park is made up of a series of piers or docks that reach out into the north end of Lake Washington. …
Julie
At the tippy top of Lake Washington, this Kenmore park (a short walk from the Lake Forest Park Town Center)…
Tom
Drive or walk the Burke-Gilman trail to the pier. Watch the resident eagles or the seaplanes as they take off…
8. Log Boom Park
8. Log Boom Park
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13 local reviews
17415 61st Ave NE, Kenmore
+1 425-398-8900
Victoria
Victoria
Log Boom Park is made up of a series of piers or docks that reach out into the north end of Lake Washington. This is very near Kenmore Air…
Julie
Julie
At the tippy top of Lake Washington, this Kenmore park (a short walk from the Lake Forest Park Town Center) has playgrounds, picnic tables,…
Tom
Tom
Drive or walk the Burke-Gilman trail to the pier. Watch the resident eagles or the seaplanes as they take off and land from the area. …
9. Mount Baker Beach
9. Mount Baker Beach
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13 local reviews
2205 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+1 206-684-4075
Point of interestEstablishment
Katrina
It's 2 mi on the I-90 trail to this swimming beach w/restrooms, parking, a pier and water fountain (a runners'…
Chris And Brynn
Small swimming beach with a diving board & a lifeguard on duty in season, plus a fishing pier.
Kristin
Swimming beach with diving board and pier (lifeguard on duty in season)
9. Mount Baker Beach
9. Mount Baker Beach
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13 local reviews
2205 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+1 206-684-4075
Katrina
Katrina
It's 2 mi on the I-90 trail to this swimming beach w/restrooms, parking, a pier and water fountain (a runners' +). Park hosts an Argosy…
Chris And Brynn
Chris And Brynn
Small swimming beach with a diving board & a lifeguard on duty in season, plus a fishing pier.
Kristin
Kristin
Swimming beach with diving board and pier (lifeguard on duty in season)
10. Seattle Waterfront
10. Seattle Waterfront
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27 local reviews
Seattle Waterfront, Seattle
NeighborhoodPolitical
Miz
You can take a ferry to Bainbridge Island to explore by foot the charming town of Winslow, ride The Great…
Bryan
'With spectacular views of Elliott Bay, Seattle Waterfront is one of Seattle’s most unforgettable neighborhood…
Nadia
Fun to walk the pier
10. Seattle Waterfront
10. Seattle Waterfront
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27 local reviews
Seattle Waterfront, Seattle
Miz
Miz
You can take a ferry to Bainbridge Island to explore by foot the charming town of Winslow, ride The Great Wheel at pier 57, get Clam Chowder…
Bryan
Bryan
'With spectacular views of Elliott Bay, Seattle Waterfront is one of Seattle’s most unforgettable neighborhoods. Visitors can enjoy fresh…
Nadia
Nadia
Fun to walk the pier
11. Waterfront Park
11. Waterfront Park
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26 local reviews
1401 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Eric & Elaine
A lovely walking trail along the waterfront. If you keep walking, you'll pass piers, the aquarium and end up…
Rick & Cheryl
Right on the Pier by the Aquarium. Sets you up to do all kinds of things on the Pier
11. Waterfront Park
11. Waterfront Park
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26 local reviews
1401 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+1 206-684-4075
Eric & Elaine
Eric & Elaine
A lovely walking trail along the waterfront. If you keep walking, you'll pass piers, the aquarium and end up at Pike Place.
Rick & Cheryl
Rick & Cheryl
Right on the Pier by the Aquarium. Sets you up to do all kinds of things on the Pier
12. Golden Gardens Park
12. Golden Gardens Park
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363 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicole
Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, this popular park offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic…
Shawn
Its a public park on a beach. Go walk around, fly a kite, relax in the sun, walk the marina's, fish off the…
12. Golden Gardens Park
12. Golden Gardens Park
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363 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Nicole
Nicole
Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, this popular park offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. This park features…
Shawn
Shawn
Its a public park on a beach. Go walk around, fly a kite, relax in the sun, walk the marina's, fish off the pier, stay for a late night bon…