8th Annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Robinswood Community Park 14915 SE 22nd St., Bellevue, WA

Enjoy a non-competitive, recreational ride for the whole family.  The ride has two unique loops – the mostly flat, nine-mile Greenbelt Loop, and the Lake Loop, which is a more challenging 22-mile route.  Routes are approximately 80% on-road and 20% off-road gravel.  The routes take riders to and through Bellevue’s award-winning park system, exploring hidden…

Bellevue Master Naturalist Training Program

Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE, Bellevue

Do you have a passion for the environment and your Bellevue Parks? Applications are being accepted until November 30 for a free Bellevue Parks & Community Services Master Naturalist training program – designed to build a group of dedicated community volunteers trained in environmental awareness and stewardship. Bellevue Master Naturalists learn about our area’s ecology,…

Free

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Ranger Hike: Mysteries of Mercer Slough

Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE, Bellevue

Bring the whole family to join a Ranger on a guided hike through the Mercer Slough Nature Park. This kid-oriented program aims to educate kids and their parents about the Nature Park while discovering the birds and animals that call the Mercer Slough home. The hour-long nature walk ends at the channel bridge in the…

Free

A Breath of Fresh Air: Sketching Outdoors

Lake Hills Greenbelt 15416 SE 16th St, Bellevue

Many of us have spent more time enjoying the outdoors over the past few months, and have noticed more wonders of nature than ever before! Learn how to record your observations and learn even more about your favorite flora and fauna that live in the parks through some sketching. All skill levels are welcome--if you'd…

Free

Sunset Ranger Hike: Lake Hills Greenbelt

Lake Hills Greenbelt 15416 SE 16th St, Bellevue

Most of us have taken walks or hikes during the day, but what about the evening? A whole different world of creatures awakens as the sun goes down in our parks, ready to be discovered! Take a relaxed hike through the Lake Hills Greenbelt with a ranger to look and listen for these mysterious animals.…

Free

Ranger Hike: Lake Hills Greenbelt

Interested in a weekend activity that's both fun and educational? Bring the whole family to the Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station for a ranger-led walk! Every Saturday from 2-3 p.m., join us for a mild 1-mile nature hike through the Greenbelt's trails and discover the season's myriad of flora and fauna. Wear your favorite weather-appropriate…

Free
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Ranger Hike: Mysteries of Mercer Slough

Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE, Bellevue

Bring the whole family to join a Ranger on a guided hike through the Mercer Slough Nature Park. This kid-oriented program aims to educate kids and their parents about the Nature Park while discovering the birds and animals that call the Mercer Slough home. The hour-long nature walk ends at the channel bridge in the…

Free

Story & A Stroll: The Hike

The Hike tells the story about 3 young female explorers who venture out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest. It captures the beauty of the natural world around us. Ages: Best for children 3-5 yrs old. Cost: FREE! RSVP firmly required by 3 p.m. the day prior to program. RSVP at mseec@bellevuewa.gov or…

Free
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Ranger Hike: Mysteries of Mercer Slough

Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE, Bellevue

Bring the whole family to join a Ranger on a guided hike through the Mercer Slough Nature Park. This kid-oriented program aims to educate kids and their parents about the Nature Park while discovering the birds and animals that call the Mercer Slough home. The hour-long nature walk ends at the channel bridge in the…

Free