Overview16th Avenue West Access is a small beach located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, United States. The beach is only about 150 feet long and has pebbles and sand.
AmenitiesThere are no lifeguards on duty, and dogs are not allowed on the beach.
Activitiesactivities available at the beach include sunbathing, beachcombing, and picnicking.
ParkingParking at 16th Avenue West Access is street parking and can be limited during peak hours. There is no designated parking lot for the beach.
Fun FactFun fact: 16th Avenue West Access is also known as Louisa Boren Beach, named after Louisa Boren Denny, one of the first European settlers of Seattle.
AttractionsThere are several attractions near 16th Avenue West Access, including Discovery Park, a 534-acre park with trails, beaches, and views of Puget Sound, and the Ballard Locks, a set of locks that allow boats to pass between the saltwater of Puget Sound and the freshwater of Lake Union.
RestaurantsNearby restaurants include Red Mill Burgers, which serves burgers and fries, and Serendipity Cafe, which offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options.
HotelsThere are several hotels in the Magnolia neighborhood, including the Inn at El Gaucho, a luxury boutique hotel with a steakhouse, and the Marriott SpringHill Suites Seattle Downtown, a modern hotel with suites and a fitness center.