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The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) is a unique geographic corridor made up of connected ecosystems and communities spanning 1.5 million acres from Seattle to Ellensburg along Interstate-90. The diverse and dramatic landscape has shaped the region’s history and is interwoven with its culture and character. NHAs are places designated...

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Boeing focuses on the next generation of Puget Sound stewards through student support. A Zamboni doesn’t exactly zip across the ice (like, say, a Lamborghini would if it was put into rink service), but getting to ride a Zamboni in front of tens of thousands of cheering Seattle Kraken fans – that adds up...

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Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. The day was first celebrated in 1970, and nearly 200 countries are engaged! Right here in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area, vital work is happening every day, making a tangible difference in the...

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As we reflect on the completion of the most recent legislative session, we are thankful to have so many major wins to celebrate for the outdoors and other important issues for the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area and our partners! This session was truly unprecedented and these investments will help to move...

We are so excited to welcome three new staff members to the Greenway Trust’s stewardship team! Kate, Michael, and Swan came on board in early February and have jumped right in to all things Greenway. And, you may even recognize them already, as they all have worked with the Greenway Trust in some capacity...

From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Greenway encompasses spectacular public lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and vibrant communities with strong economies. Through advocating local, state and federal action, we can preserve this natural legacy for future generations. The Greenway Trust collaborates with public land management agencies, conservation groups, citizen volunteers...

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Snoqualmie Lake is a large, peaceful destination within the beautiful Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This trail is unique in that visitors can begin their adventure from either Highway 2 or the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road, or even make it a thru-hike with a little advance planning and coordination. The Snoqualmie Lake trailhead found within the...

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City, state, and federal leaders came together today, despite some very rainy weather, to celebrate the completion of the latest Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail segment in Bellevue. Lake to Lake coverage of the celebration Watch the ribbon cutting ceremony The new pedestrian and bicycle trail, which parallels Interstate 90, makes it safer and...

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This year brought continued challenges, glimmers of hope, and a resounding resurgence of love for the natural spaces in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. Though nothing was quite as we planned, some things turned out even better than we ever expected. Join us in a collective, deep exhale as we reflect...

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It’s hard to believe that another year has passed, and it’s already time to say a giant thank you to our seasonal crew and AmeriCorps members for all they’ve accomplished across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area over the past season! This year, we had eight individuals on our restoration crew, five...