Luther Burbank Park
Located on the northeast end of Mercer Island, Luther Burbank Park features spectacular views of Lake Washington, and has facilities for several water-based activities, including swimming, boating and fishing.
Luther Burbank is a large park of 77 acres with three-quarters of a mile of Lake Washington waterfront. Much of the park has been left undeveloped to foster a variety of wildlife, including 135 species of birds, 50 species of waterfowl, raccoons, beaver, muskrats, tree frogs and rabbits. Many of these animals live in the wetlands that occupy the north and south ends of the park.
Amenities at Luther Burbank include:
A large children's play area with swings, new play structures, and a zipline
An off-leash dog area at the north end of the park.
Group picnic areas, available for rental
Five barbecues and 3 dozen picnic tables available on a first come, first served basis
Three tennis courts
Public boat dock
Public fishing pier
Swimming beach with lifeguards on duty between late June and Labor Day, 7 days a week from 11 am - 6 pm
An Amphitheater, available for rental
Limited car parking. Sorry, no bus parking available at either the north or south parking lots.
Luther Burbank Park is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media