Where are the best spots for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, etc.?

John Roderick pontificates about all the things visitors can do on the water in Seattle, including renting paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes.

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Golden Gardens City park draws outdoor lovers for Puget Sound and mountain views, trails, and an off-leash area for dogs.
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