All along the waterfront, you will find beaches with playgrounds.
The view of Seattle is very nice. At the end of the day the sunsets are superb. These beaches are not very wide but they allow you to have a good time, they are easily accessible.
Juanita beach, Houghton beach, Marina beach


Sammamish beach state park
Two lakeside beaches, bicycle paths, playgrounds for children. You walk on maintained walks. You will share the space with blue herons or bald eagles that nest in the park, geese and ducks. If you like water sports you can rent equipment.
A large launching area is accessible to boat owners.

Idylwood beach
North of Lake Sammamish, this large beach offers access to the lake, large picnic lawns, trees and their shade.
A parking lot at the entrance of the park allows you to park easily.

Meydenbauer beach
This brand-new beach is located in one of Bellevue’s most beautiful area, just a stone’s throw from the city center. The park offers access to the lake with a large jetty, accessible for disabled persons, that surrounds and closes a supervised swimming area. Maybe the place lacks of greenery and green spaces where you could lie down with a towel but it is perfect for a small and pleasant bath at the end of the day.

Enatai beach park
This is a life-guarded beach where you can swim and explore local wildlife from a canoe kayak.

Clyde beach

Little known and secluded, this small beach is never crowded, it is located in one of the most pleasant parks of Bellevue.
Just after Meydenbauer, a stone’s throw from the center. Lie down on the nice and comfy sloping lawns and have a good time relaxing looking at the beautiful view of Meydenbauer Bay. A few tables are available for picnics, while children can play on the playground close by.

Newscastle beach park

The swimming area of Newcastle Beach Park has reopened its doors!
Newcastle Beach Park, Bellevue’s largest beach park, offers swimming, sunbathing and tree-lined trails. A children’s playground and convenient picnic facilities make it a popular destination for families.

Chism beach park

The park is very well maintained where you can walk along a beautiful trail. There are several picnic areas as well as a beautiful playground with a centered structure surrounded by sand for children. This place is the perfect way to spend a good afternoon.
On a clear day, you can see Seattle from the other side of the lake!