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Juanita Beach Park is a great place to take a break during the busy work day or take the kids on the weekend. The enclosed swimming area has life guards on various shifts. You can reserve picnic areas with picnic tables that are near a playground, public dock, and even beach volleyball! Next time you're driving through Kirkland you should stop for a break here!
Kirkland's downtown waterfront has restaurants, art galleries, a performing arts center, public parks, beaches, and a collection of public art. They have wonderful festivals and a variety of neighborhoods from condos to multi-million dollar mansions. The original home of the Seattle Seahawks and Costco, Kirkland is the 12th largest