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

When you visualize Kirkland in your mind’s eye, it is almost impossible not to picture the sparkling waters of Lake Washington. Kirkland’s showstopping array of waterfront parks, walking paths and beaches are one of its best-known, signature features, loved by residents, neighbors and guests. Visitors will find unprecedented views of Mount Rainier, inspiring sunrises and deep, golden sunsets as they explore our wooded, waterfront areas! Consider your next recreational endeavor while visiting Kirkland’s vibrant downtown waterfront, where you can spy bold adventurers defying gravity on vivid windsurfing boards as boaters glide along the horizon and landlubbers play beach volleyball in the sand.

Beaches

If you’ve recreated or relaxed along any of Kirkland’s vibrant, sandy shorelines, it should come as no surprise that in 2019, Kirkland landed on...