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Saturday In the Parks !

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Today, a look at three of Yakima’s smallest city parks.


Two of Yakima’s smallest city parks are very popular with the downtown crowd, especially at lunch time. They provide a nice respite during a busy work day.

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Summitview park is a small rectangular pocket park at the intersection of Summitview and 11th Avenue. The  facilities in the park are a grill and picnic tables which are often used
during the noon hour. Located between two busy streets, the park provides
mature shade trees and is a pleasant contrast to the busy neighborhood and streetscape.


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Portia Park is a small triangular pocket park located at South 12th Avenue and West Yakima Avenue,west of downtown . Because of its location, this park provides visual interest and green space to the neighborhood rather than serving as a recreation resource. The park has mature shade trees and lawn with some picnic tables.


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Tieton Terrace Park is not the smallest park in Yakima, that honor goes to Roselma Garden Club Park. Tieton Terrace Park is a small pocket park located at the intersection of South 26th Avenue and West Walnut Street.  Facilities in the park are  a picnic table and a swing set .

They may be small, but these three parks can provide a nice  break in a busy day.

Get more information on Yakima City Parks here.



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