Teachers, parents and youth leaders are increasingly turning to nature to help inspire and empower youth. The Snoqualmie Valley is an amazing place for youth to explore and connect with the outdoors. Local leaders are launching new initiatives to better strengthen that connection.
Thanks to a call to action by founding Greenway President Jim Ellis, citizens are coming together again to envision a new future for the historic Preston Mill. Thanks to its storied past as a Northwest mill town and the commitment of its citizens today, the future of the Preston Mill site looks bright indeed.
We call the Mountains to Sound Greenway our home. But how well do we know it? The Greenway’s true history is hidden in its rocks.
Volunteers rocked our Tree Planting Celebration, helping plant 1,775 native trees and shrubs along Issaquah Creek, in the first of many upcoming events.
The fall colors are gorgeous this year! We’ve compiled several fall colors hikes for you (and your furry friend) to explore.
There's more than meets the eye in this popular Greenway river valley.
You voted, and REI funded: $68,790 to repair Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail
Hikers on the 25th Anniversary Mountains to Sound Greenway Trek wrote postcards to Senator Cantwell to thank her for her leadership in reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Through a ‘Chef-to-Farm’ program, culinary students are learning how to support local food and be part of the local food revolution from the very beginning of their careers.
Washington State's new capital and operating budgets will invest more than $55 million across the Greenway landscape over the next two years, including popular locations like Tiger Mountain, the Middle Fork Valley, and Iron Horse State Park.
The 25th Anniversary Greenway Trek was an adventure not soon to be forgotten. Participant Dale Hoff recounts highlights from the 25th Anniversary Greenway Trek.
In June, the Greenway Trust and Back Country Horsemen of Washington joined forces with the U.S. Forest Service to help maintain the Waptus River Trail, a beautiful hiker- and horse-friendly trail on the east side of the Greenway
Beach goers can now enjoy a beautiful new beach house at Sunset Beach, as part of a multi-year effort to improve Lake Sammamish State Park. The sustainably-crafted beach house is built with unique solar panels, rainwater collectors, planted rooftop, and siding of reclaimed redwood delineating spaces for community events, bathrooms, showers and changing rooms.
We are excited to announce that Jon Hoekstra has joined the Greenway Trust as Executive Director. And his first order of business is to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
Legislation introduced in U.S. Senate and House today would strengthen our region’s high quality of life and celebrate its heritage of spectacular forests, rivers, and mountains on the doorsteps of cities
Many years after they were spoken, Ira Spring’s words still ring true: we need the power of many voices to take care of the areas we love. A new plaque on top of Mailbox Peak commemorates Spring and the many voices who made this new trail possible.
The recreation community has spoken loud and clear: it’s time to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. More than 3,000 hikers, bikers, kayakers, and climbers just signed the petition to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
Vital wildlife corridors and trail connections have been conserved recently, adding over 1,500 acres of forestland to the Greenway's public lands.
From gravel trails, to singletrack, to paved regional trails, there are abundant opportunities in the Greenway to get your family on bikes just minutes from your front door. Here are three of our favorite local rides.
Carter Subaru is one of the region's greatest corporate environmental champions, setting a national example of conservation business ethics through its home-grown "On the Road to Carbon Neutral" tree-planting program.