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Map: Where to get started catching Pokémon around Seattle

New to Pokémon Go? Here's the best places to get you in the game

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As if you haven't already noticed, Pokémon Go has taken the country by storm and the Seattle area is no different. Folks are wandering the streets of Seattle, Bellevue, and elsewhere in search Pokéstops, training gyms, and those tiny creatures themselves.

Some may roll their eyes but the game is getting a lot of people outside, getting them moving, and getting them to explore parts of the city they might not otherwise. Not to mention the groups of strangers coming together in their quests.

If you haven't played before and you're looking for a way to jump in, Curbed is mapping out the different neighborhoodsites and hotspots around Seattle where you get the most bang for your Pokébuck.

We're consulting sites such as the Pokémon Go Seattle subreddit but In order to create the most comprehensive map possible, Curbed needs your help. If you've spotted a good site or neighborhood not mapped below, speak up by sounding off in the comments or emailing seattle@curbed.com.
· Pokémon Go: The New Mobile Game Taking Cities by Storm [Curbed]
· Pokemon Go Seattle [Reddit]
· Pokémon Go players: Here’s where to find Pokémon around Seattle [ST]

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1. Cal Anderson Park

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1635 11th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119

Cal Anderson seems to be the place to go if you're just starting out. There are three Pokéstops here and it's been attracting crowds of other players since the weekend. According to some, all you have to do is sit and wait and the Pokemon will come to you.

2. Lake Union Park

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860 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

Lake Union Park appears to be crawling with Pokestops. In fact, if we were you we'd just walk around the park and then head up Terry Avenue. Seems like there's at least one every block for a while.

3. Bruce Lee's Grave

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1554 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

Perhaps this is a bit morbid but if you've ever been looking for a reason to visit Bruce & Brandon Lee's gravesites, there's a gym located there. Make sure you look up from your phone to pay some respects at least a little while.

4. Westlake Park

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401 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 684-4075
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It's said that Westlake Park has three Pokestops close to one another.

5. Lawton Park

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3843 26th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98199

Not only are there two Pokestops in the park but there's also gym located on Lawton Elementary School. Please don't be a weirdo hanging out by an elementary school all day, though.

6. Lincoln Park

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8011 Fauntleroy Way SW
Seattle, WA 98136
(206) 684-4075
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According to one person on PokemonGo Seattle, "Lincoln park is crawling with charmanders...Squirtles seem to just pop up at lured stops near water for me."

7. The Junction - West Seattle

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Three or four Pokestops touch in this hotspot. Take a walk around and you're sure to find them and whatever Pokemon are lurking nearby.

8. Fremont Bridge

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Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98107

Looking at one Reddit map, there are at least six Pokestops within two blocks of the bridge.

9. Alki Lighthouse

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Alki Point
Seattle, WA 98116

According to one Redditer, "On the lighthouse side, just where the public beach starts, three lures can be started and accessed from sitting in the middle."

10. Uwajimaya Village

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600 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-6248
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At least four Pokestops and one gym have been spotted in or around Uwajimaya Village. Great opportunity to walk around I-District if you've never done it.

11. Lava Lounge

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2226 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-5660
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One person on Twitter says "Shortys/Lava Lounge is the greatest Pokémon catching spot in all of Seattle. 4 Stops within each bar's range."

12. Green Lake Park

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7201 E Green Lake Dr N
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 684-4075
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Green Lake seems to be swarming in Pokemon. Maybe just hit the lake loop trail and see what you find on your way. Just make sure you don't stand in the way of any runners or cyclists.

13. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

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17801 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA 98158
(206) 787-5388
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If you happen to be taking a flight out of town, give yourself some extra time to run around the airport as there are multiple Pokestops where you can put out some lures to catch Pokemon.

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1. Cal Anderson Park

1635 11th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

Cal Anderson seems to be the place to go if you're just starting out. There are three Pokéstops here and it's been attracting crowds of other players since the weekend. According to some, all you have to do is sit and wait and the Pokemon will come to you.

1635 11th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119

2. Lake Union Park

860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Lake Union Park appears to be crawling with Pokestops. In fact, if we were you we'd just walk around the park and then head up Terry Avenue. Seems like there's at least one every block for a while.

860 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

3. Bruce Lee's Grave

1554 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

Perhaps this is a bit morbid but if you've ever been looking for a reason to visit Bruce & Brandon Lee's gravesites, there's a gym located there. Make sure you look up from your phone to pay some respects at least a little while.

1554 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

4. Westlake Park

401 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101

It's said that Westlake Park has three Pokestops close to one another.

401 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101

5. Lawton Park

3843 26th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199

Not only are there two Pokestops in the park but there's also gym located on Lawton Elementary School. Please don't be a weirdo hanging out by an elementary school all day, though.

3843 26th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98199

6. Lincoln Park

8011 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136

According to one person on PokemonGo Seattle, "Lincoln park is crawling with charmanders...Squirtles seem to just pop up at lured stops near water for me."

8011 Fauntleroy Way SW
Seattle, WA 98136

7. The Junction - West Seattle

Seattle, WA 98116

Three or four Pokestops touch in this hotspot. Take a walk around and you're sure to find them and whatever Pokemon are lurking nearby.

8. Fremont Bridge

Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98107

Looking at one Reddit map, there are at least six Pokestops within two blocks of the bridge.

Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98107

9. Alki Lighthouse

Alki Point, Seattle, WA 98116

According to one Redditer, "On the lighthouse side, just where the public beach starts, three lures can be started and accessed from sitting in the middle."

Alki Point
Seattle, WA 98116

10. Uwajimaya Village

600 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

At least four Pokestops and one gym have been spotted in or around Uwajimaya Village. Great opportunity to walk around I-District if you've never done it.

600 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

11. Lava Lounge

2226 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

One person on Twitter says "Shortys/Lava Lounge is the greatest Pokémon catching spot in all of Seattle. 4 Stops within each bar's range."

2226 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

12. Green Lake Park

7201 E Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115

Green Lake seems to be swarming in Pokemon. Maybe just hit the lake loop trail and see what you find on your way. Just make sure you don't stand in the way of any runners or cyclists.

7201 E Green Lake Dr N
Seattle, WA 98115

13. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

17801 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98158

If you happen to be taking a flight out of town, give yourself some extra time to run around the airport as there are multiple Pokestops where you can put out some lures to catch Pokemon.

17801 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA 98158