One of the best things about Washington is how close you can get to nature, even within the confines of the city. Marysville is no exception, offering a number of parks. Go explore one on a lunch break at work or with the family on a Sunday, you will surely find at least one that peaks your interest.
Deering Wild Flower Acres
Located in the heart of Marysville, you can find a little piece of paradise inside the city. It may not have that many wildflowers anymore, according to The Seattle Times. There is still thick forested area with maps to direct you around the trails. Be on the lookout, beavers and river otters have been spotted.
Jennings Memorial Park
Consisting of over 30 acres of forest, Jennings Memorial Park is a centerpiece in the Marysville park system. It has nature trails, picnic and barbeque facilities, playgrounds (including a dinosaur park, basketball courts, ball fields, and a WSU Extension Master Garden. This is the perfect place to soak up the sun during the remaining days of summer.
This park is a community hub. Hosting some of Marysville most popular communal events like the Strawberry Summer Festival and the Holiday Winter Festival. Comeford also includes park staples like playgrounds and picnic areas. Host an event at the Ken Baxter Convention center with Comeford Park lending itself as a beautiful setting for a wedding or business meeting.
Ebey Waterfront Park
Ebey is a boat launch facility that is designed for more than just boat owners. There are walking trails, playgrounds and plenty of public fishing access. The trails explore the explores the Qwuloolt restoration area. This is natural wetland habitat that has been restored by the Tulalip Tribes over the last 17 years, the North County Outlook reports. Wildlife has been returning to the area.