The latest trail in the Middle Fork Valley took more than three years to complete Thanks to a partnership between the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the USDA Forest Service Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest (USFS), there’s a new trail for hikers to enjoy in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley: Garfield Ledges. This trail
The fruits of our partnership and cooperation are all around us in the Greenway. The network of parks and green spaces within and around our cities; The working farms and forests that cradle our small towns; The ever-improving regional trail network that enables us to travel from home to school or work and even into
The clock is ticking as the U.S. Congress finishes its session for the calendar year. Two extremely important bills on the docket are S.1081 and H.R. 3195: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Permanent Funding Act.
Here at the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, we believe that outdoor learning experiences foster teamwork, nurture the imagination, increase students’ sense of ownership over their learning, and instill a conservation ethic. For more than two decades, we have been engaging 4th-12th grade students in King County with high-quality, science-based outdoor learning opportunities. Our Education
Passengers boarded Trailhead Direct for more than 17,500 hikes in the second season of the two-year pilot project co-led by King County Metro and King County Parks, a 75 percent increase from last year. The transit-to-trails service added a fourth route this season starting at the Tukwila International Boulevard Station, serving some of the nation’s most racially
On October 1, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust welcomed six new temporary team members. These future leaders in environmental conservation joined us in partnership with the Washington Service Corps (WSC). WSC is an AmeriCorps program that provides hands-on experience through community service. Our AmeriCorps members spend 10.5 months on the ground throughout our greenway
Public land acquisitions in Issaquah, Mount Si, the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley, and Amabilis Mountain help connect public lands across the Greenway.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Jim Ellis died on October 22nd at the age of 98, at his home, surrounded by his family. Jim dedicated much of his life to making Seattle and the surrounding area a better place to live. He was a visionary community leader, a
People who walk and bike through the busy Eastgate neighborhood of Bellevue will soon have something to celebrate. The City of Bellevue broke ground this month on a new section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail, which will eventually connect the trail on the I-90 floating bridge all the way to Issaquah. Construction is
Nestled on the Eastern edge of the Pacific Crest Trail, in the heart of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, is Waptus Lake a 1-mile long freshwater lake with stunning views of the Cascade Crest. This lake, accessed by the Waptus River Trail, has been a popular backpacking and horse camping destination for decades. As a member