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 23-year-old woman dies while hiking at Panther Creek Falls July 15, 2018 Snohomish County man shot in leg by deputy during domestic-violence call July 15, 2018 Sea turtle found dead with beach chair string around neck July 15, 2018 Wapato man killed in head-on accident with dump truck July 15, 2018 More Photo Galleries Tiny-home village for women opens in North Seattle Polish Festival celebrates proud heritage, fight for freedom Gallery: Seattle’s Fourth of July fireworks at Lake Union 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.