Local NewsPhoto & Video Beacon Hill’s Jefferson Park is good for picnic and play Originally published August 24, 2017 at 7:56 pmUpdated August 25, 2017 at 7:21 am Mary Preus, a former senior gardener at Jefferson Park, has a picnic with granddaughter Samara Burbank, 6, at the Beacon Hill park Thursday. The two ate lunch at the permanent skateable art sculpture by Oregon artist C.J. Rench, then planned to explore the zip lines and playground. Jefferson Park is the sixth-largest park in Seattle. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) The permanent skateable art sculpture at Jefferson Park in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood makes for a good picnic spot. Share story By Erika SchultzSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Monsanto weed killer ruling is 1st step in long legal battle October 23, 2018 Goldman Sachs buying Seattle’s historic Smith Tower October 23, 2018 Cantwell and Murray object to process for filling federal appeals court seat October 23, 2018 I-5 back to normal after emergency repairs closed three lanes in Tukwila October 23, 2018 More Photo Galleries Check out this howling good time: Seattle pet owners get creative for Halloween parade Puppeteers perform for Diwali: Lights of India festival at Seattle Center See swords, ships and a sorceress at Vikings exhibit at Nordic Museum Erika Schultz: email@example.com. View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.