The Greenway Blog
Investing in Outdoor Education
With declining budgets given to manage our public lands long-lines, over-used facilities, and closures are something we will see more and more often—unless we do something about it.
Expansion of Wilderness Lands, in the Heart of the Greenway
The Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley just got a little wilder. Those of us who recreate in the valley have always cherished its remote beauty and raw mystique. Now its federal designation matches.
The Greenway Has a New Trail
The new Mailbox Peak trail is the latest addition to the Greenway's 1,600-mile trail network. Over the last decade, the Greenway spearheaded a region-wide effort to build a safer, more sustainable route to this popular peak.
Local News Stories
State agency finalizes recreational plan for Snoqualmie corridor
Hikers, kayakers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and rock climbers will benefit from the improved and expanded recreation opportunities outlined in the new Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan.
New Mailbox Peak trail delivers a welcome message
The trail, which wound around tree roots, mudslides and was difficult to follow, needed a face lift. The process required four years and more than 12,000 hours of volunteer labor. The result: a safer and more accessible route to the mailbox.
Easier hike delivered to the top of popular Mailbox Peak
For years, climbing Mailbox Peak has been a rite of passage for Seattle-area hikers. Many have had to turn back before finishing the steep, heavily eroded ascent. But on Saturday, a newer, easier trail to the top will open. Will this change what it means to have “done Mailbox?”