The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Waterfront

Kirkland's waterfront parks are the city's signature asset, its sparkling jewels and the heart and soul of its breezy outdoor culture. More than 25 miles of publicly accessible parkland line Kirkland's Lake Washington shoreline. Grassy lawns, public docks, picnic tables, meandering paths, bird-watching boardwalks, hiking trails, sandy beaches, bicycle lanes, playgrounds, sport courts and boat launches comprise can all be discovered along Kirkland's shoreline, beckoning visitors and residents with different gestures throughout all four seasons.