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Tonkin Park

Tonkin Park399 Williams Avenue South

Hours: Sunrise to sunset

At 0.3 acre, this park is postage-size and just southwest of the downtown Renton post office. A brick and concrete bandshell is used for special events. A donkey is known to roam the park, feeding on the lush turf and dressed for major holidays. Tonkin Park contains the City's largest tulip poplar tree, measuring over 15 feet in circumference.


  • Picnic tables
  • Mutt mitts


From I-405, take the Rainier Ave S. exit. Turn right on S Grady Way. Travel east about .6 mile. At city hall, just before the light, get into the middle turn lane and turn left onto Wells Ave S. Travel about 0.2 mile and turn left onto Houser Way and then left onto Williams Ave S. The park is on your right.

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