Matthews Beach Park, WA
Matthews Beach Park Short Term Forecast
The park is named for pioneer John G. Matthews who had his homestead on the site in the 1880s. The park is an ideal stopping place for bicyclers on the Burke-Gilman Tail- in fact the outline of the original cove is suggested by the Burke-Gilman Trail which was once the tracks of the Northern Pacific Railroad. In the 1940s the area south of the main beach was the site of Pan American World Airways offices and the dock for Pan Americans 'Clipper Ships'- the worlds first amphibious commercial air transports over the ocean. The City purchased the first ten acres of Matthews Beach in 1951.
Tested weekly from May 12 to September 1