Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
This wilderness covers over 394,000 acres in the Okanagon-Wenatchee and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. It has more than 700 lakes and mountain ponds, rugged creeks, and open meadows. It can be accessed by 47 trailheads and 615 miles of trails.
10425 8th Ave NE, Seattle
This area, made up of several contiguous parcels, includes wooded areas, wetlands and several trails. It is also home to an active beaver pond.
Elliot Avenue & Vine Street, Seattle
In 1995, the Belltown P-Patch was born. We celebrate 20 years of growth that includes the growth of vegetables, flowers, individually tended plots, and a giving garden, as well as carefully designed and tended common areas.
810 4th Ave. NW, Issaquah
This 2 acre open space park site is located in Olde Town Issaquah on the main stem of Issaquah Creek. Wildlife enhancement and riparian corridor/in-stream habitat restoration projects are currently underway at the park site.
Irene Rinehart Park
This popular local destination can be accessed on foot from the Irene Reinhart parking lot on Umtanum Rd or from Rotary Park via a connector path under I-90. You can drive to the beach in the summer but road access is closed in the winter.
in 2014, The Nature Conservancy purchased 165,000 acres of forestry land in Kittitas and Yakima County from Plum Creek timber. This land is being managed for recreation, conservation, and timber.
30900 NE Carnation Farms Road, Carnation, WA 98014,
This undeveloped property, managed for habitat protection, lies within the Snoqualmie River’s 100-year floodplain and is adjacent to the river on three sides. There is limited public access for fishing.
This 1,230 acre riparian corridor bisected by five miles of the lower Cle Elum River where it flows through the Suncadia Resort and Tumble Creek communities is protected in perpetuity as undeveloped natural open space by a conservation easement.
Immersed under a treed canopy without a house in sight, the park echoes of the wildness that once covered this area. The extensive trail system provides opportunities for passive recreation and environmental education.
6907 Silent Creek Avenue SE, Snoqualmie
Curtis Park on the Silent Creek Trail has a nice gazebo with a table and two barbecues for that small gathering of close friends. There is also a picnic table overlooking the pond for catching a few peaceful moments before or after hiking the trail.
This open space, part of a large landscape of working forest lands that were historically part of the railroad land grants, is stewarded by the Backgountry Horseman and primarily used by horse riders and hikers but mountain bikes are permitted.
This park on the east bank of Issaquah Creek provides natural open spaces, wetlands and stewardship activities. It is crossed by the Pickering Trail and the East Lake Sammamish Trail follows its east boundary.
3000 Block of Neal Road SE,
This riparian area is managed to protect salmon habitat. There are no facilities or formal trails, although pedestrians use the primitive access road as a trail. The public can access the area for walking, nature observation and fishing.