Located on the shores of Lake Washington, this waterfront park features a dock, picnic and play areas, restrooms, and large picnic areas suitable for group events or weddings.  The swimming areas will have a lifeguard on duty from late June through Labor Day.  Handicapped accessible.

See Beach Park lifeguard schedule for lifeguard dates and hours.

Quick Facts:

  • 18 Acres
  • Dock
  • Play Area
  • Beach
    • Designated Swimming Area
    • Seasonal Lifeguards*
  • Restrooms
  • Two Picnic Areas
    • Upper Lawn Picnic Area**
    • Lower Picnic Area***

*Swimming beach, lifeguards on duty from the last Saturday in June through Labor Day.

**Upper lawn picnic area (150 people max. capacity) overlooking Lake Washington is ideal for outdoor weddings.  See Chism Park rental page for more information.

***Lower picnic area (25 people max. capacity) offers close supervision of the play and swimming areas.  See Chism Park rental page for more information.


Fishing Swimming


From I-405, take the NE 8th Street exit going west. Turn left onto Bellevue Way. Turn right onto Main Street. Turn left onto 101st Avenue SE. Follow the road as it curves uphill. Chism Park is on the right at SE 11th St.

From I-90, take the Bellevue Way exit north. Turn left on SE 16th Street. Turn right on 100th Avenue SE. Follow road until it turns into SE 11th Street.