Directions to the Garden:

6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle WA 98106                Tel: 206-934-5219

From I-5 or Route 99

  • Take Spokane Street Exit West on West Seattle Freeway.
  • Take West Seattle Freeway to Delridge Way S.W.
  • Drive south on Delridge Way S.W. to third light
  • At the light, turn left onto S.W. Oregon
  • Follow arterial to top of hill, veering right onto 21st Avenue S.W.
  • Take first left turn on Dawson, continuing onto 16th Avenue S.W.
  • Follow 16th Avenue South for 1/4 mile to South Seattle Community College and the Seattle Chinese Garden
  • Please enter the North Parking Lot driveway, and follow signs to the garden.

From South Suburbs

  • Take the Southcenter exit to Highway 518 West
  • Follow 518 West to Burien, where it becomes S.W. 148th Street
  • Continue on S.W. 148th Street to Ambaum Road, turning right onto Ambaum
  • Drive north six miles on Ambaum/16th S.W. to South Seattle Community College and the Seattle Chinese Garden
  • Please enter the North Parking Lot driveway, and follow signs to the garden.

From the Michigan-Corson Exit off I-5

  • Take the Michigan-Corson Exit
  • Turn right onto S. Michigan Street, following it to 1st Avenue Bridge, taking ramp onto bridge
  • Take first exit to Highland Park/SSCC
  • Go up Highland Park Way
  • Make the first right turn onto Holden, continuing to 16th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 16th Avenue
  • Drive one mile to South Seattle Community College and the Seattle Chinese Garden
  • Please enter the North Parking Lot driveway, and follow signs to the garden.

From Northbound I-5 at Southcenter

  • Exit 156 to Northbound Highway 599/Tukwila/W. Marginal
  • Highway 599 turns into Highway 99
  • Drive five miles
  • Go straight at stoplight (W. Marginal Way/Burien)
  • Go under bridge, then turn right onto W. Marginal Way S.W.
  • At second light, turn left onto Highland Park Way and drive to the top of the hill
  • At first right, turn onto Holden, continuing to 16th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 16th Avenue
  • Drive north one mile to South Seattle Community College and the Seattle Chinese Garden
  • Please enter the North Parking Lot driveway, and follow signs to the garden.

By Bus

  • Bus routes 128 and 125 make stops in front of the Robert Smith Building of South Seattle Community College. The Garden is on the northern edge of the campus.