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Urban Communities

The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area is a diverse and dynamic landscape encompassing major urban centers, small towns, working farms and forests, and windswept wildernesses. The cities within the Greater Puget Sound Area offer incredible opportunities to explore and learn, with new attractions and amenities popping up every day. From visiting world-class museums, to partaking in activities on the Seattle waterfront, attending a festival, enjoying a regional trail, or exploring a local park, there’s something for everyone to discover. Your urban adventure awaits in the Greenway NHA.

Itineraries and Guides

Within the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA), there are countless nature parks, trails, and spaces for recreation, including a paved regional
As winter unfolds across the 1.5-million-acre expanse of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA), a fascinating array of weather patterns emerges
Since time immemorial, Tribes have lived on, cared for, and governed their ancestral homelands including lands and waters within the area designated as the Mountains

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