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See our recommendations for adventures in the Greenway to help you plan your next outing!
Recommendations A Day in and Around: Ellensburg
There is always plenty to do in Ellensburg. We recommend a shrub steppe canyon hike, a quirky art house, a great history museum, and the First Friday Artwalk.
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: Duvall
Come explore Duvall for a great family friendly heritage festival, a lesser known trail, great eats, and free concerts. Duvall packs a large amount of charm for a small city.
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: Carnation
Come experience rural King County at it's finest and enjoy some hands on fun with mountain biking or hiking at Tolt-MacDonald Park, berry picking at Blue Dog Farm, and pumpkin Gathering at Jubilee Farm.
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: Roslyn
Come to the Roslyn area for the amazingly scenic Teanaway River, great eats, the Fresh Air Arts Festival, and a not to be missed historic museum (mammoth tooth, portable horse anchor, and mining tools galore).
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: Cle Elum
Can you really find all these things in Cle Elum: A museum dedicated to telephones? A sausage shop run by the mayor? A bike trail from a train depot? Yes, and more!
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: Mercer Slough
You don't have to leave the city to explore this green gem. Kayak in a wetland, pick blueberries and learn about the history of the area.
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Recommendations A Day in and Around: North Bend
Hike the iconic mountain that looms over North Bend and refuel on milkshakes while learning about the history of the Snoqualmie Valley
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By choosing any of the above icons on the map you can see recommendations for a particular area in the 1.5-million acre Mountains to Sound Greenway.

These recommendations are a great place to start if you are planning some solo exploration of the landscape, a family getaway, or even a romantic trip.

  • Learn and interact with local heritage
  • Discover a nearby trail upon which to stretch your legs or ride your bike
  • Find opportunities for exploring arts, shopping, and restaurants for a more urban experience
  • Attend some of the incredible events from our Mountains to Sound Greenway 365 Events Calendar


Don't worry. We connect it all for you. No matter your interest, you will discover and enjoy all the Greenway has to offer.

How it works:

If you clicked on A Day in and Around: Ellensburg and then clicked "read more" you would receive the following recommendations:

History: Visit the free and interesting Kittitas County Historical Museum.

Recreation: You can explore the interesting shrub steppe ecosystem while looking out over breathtaking mountains on a hike up the Robinson Canyon – Ainsley Canyon.

Arts, Shopping, and Food: Explore the arts scene in Ellensburg by heading to Dick and Jane’s spot for a bit of wacky fun. Walk through historic downtown and stop for a bite to eat. Greenway staff particularly enjoy the Yellow Church Café.

Greenway 365: If you happen to time your trip right you can also enjoy the First Friday ArtwalkGallery One Visual Arts Center is a good place to start your tour.

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