The City of Kirkland is located on the shores of Lake Washington and is just east of Seattle. Kirkland’s vibrant waterfront is unparalleled when it comes to waterfront parks and beaches in the Puget Sound. Kirkland is home to many companies, as well as branches of companies, including IBM, Google, Microsoft, Icom Incorporated, Kenworth, and more.
Recreation: Kirkland offers the unique opportunity to escape into nature without having to leave the city. You can take a stroll in one of the 45 parks, with Juanita Beach being the most popular beachfront park, or enjoy any number of Kirkland’s award-winning restaurants and wineries. Some other recreational activities that you can enjoy include boating on Lake Washington, cycling on one of Kirkland’s scenic bicycle lanes, bird watching at Juanita Bay Park, or going on an art walk of the city. You can find plenty of exciting activities by visiting Kirkland’s City page of events and activities.
Schools: Kirkland is served by the Lake Washington School District, and is home to Lake Washington Technical College as well as Northwest University.