Recreation

A Story of Collaboration: Looking Back on the Granite Creek Road-to-Trail Project

A Story of Collaboration: Looking Back on the Granite Creek Road-to-Trail Project

Northeast of the ever-popular Mailbox Peak Trail in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley you’ll find the lesser-known, but equally special, Granite Creek Trail. Passing through a lush forest of second-growth hemlock, alder, Douglas fir, and cedar, you’ll enjoy the sites and sounds of the roaring Granite Creek. Marvel at just how green everything is around

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New Washington Outdoor Coalition Shares Six Important Tips for How to #RecreateResponsibly

New Washington Outdoor Coalition Shares Six Important Tips for How to #RecreateResponsibly

We are proud to be part of the new Recreate Responsibly Coalition. You can read the joint press release below, and learn more here. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, spending time outside has become of even greater importance to Washingtonians because of the mental and physical benefits fresh air and nature provide. As Gov. Jay

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Nature Helps to Steward Us Too

Nature Helps to Steward Us Too

Like many folks who call the Greenway home, green spaces like parks and forests have always been a source of happiness for me. Whether it was going to Mercer Island when I was young to play alongside Lake Washington at Luther Burbank Park (whose cool cement-and-metal playground served as the perfect pretend submarine) or hiking

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