Just off exit 20 on Interstate-90, a Tiger sleeps. And on a cold-wet day in fall, students stand in a circle at the base of the Tiger’s tail, listening to the sounds that fill the forest. I smile at the silent mouths, closed eyes, and attentive ears of the students. “We hear the sound of
If we make our voices heard a major highway improvement project could become a model for how a strong economy and a strong environment don't have to be mutually exclusive. Let's ensure that crucial transportation infrastructure and safety needs are met while also preserving the scenic character and recreation access of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Scenic Byway.
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail (SVT) offers the opportunity to get out and explore one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the region. Thanks to Si View Metro Parks, access to the trail from neighboring communities will see new connections to and from King County’s longest regional trail . The soft surface trail runs through the
Greenway Trust volunteers improved salmon habitat, built trail, maintained tread, and fostered community together this year. From Discovery Park, through the Middle Fork Valley, to Thorp Mountain and beyond, you have left a positive impact. Thank you. Your dedication inspires our vision, and your work allows our mission to be turned into action. Thank you for volunteering this year!
Aspiring local students rolled up their sleeves this summer and learned how they can make a lifelong impact as the next generation of environmental leaders. For a special project, the interns collaborated with a local artist, Amanda Jorgensen, on a beautiful wall mural captured in this time lapse.
Our nation’s most important funding source for protecting parks and public lands is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts.
All mushrooms are not created equal. Many of the foraged variety, in fact, can turn out to be quite toxic to the untrained eye. Identifying what could be a tree oyster growing on a stump or an imposter that looks just too good to be true, is a honed skill. The mysteriousness that shrouds mushrooms
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) opened its new 17-mile Raging River State Forest mountain bike trail system in May. The highly anticipated opening was able to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season, thanks to a dedicated team from DNR, the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Puget Sound Corps members, and devoted community
Tackling climate change requires a new toolkit of tactics. So, we’re trialing a new habitat restoration method designed to increase resiliency to climate change for Western Washington forests.
The bus service to local trailheads is expanding this summer! Beginning April 21, shuttles will run from Seattle’s Mt. Baker Transit Center to the Issaquah Alps, with more expansions to Mt. Si and Mailbox Peak coming soon.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
This interpretive loop winds through a remnant stand of old growth forest along the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River. This is a good hike for young children but use caution on the cedar boardwalk as it can be slippery when wet.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
This day-use picnic area, set in a remnant stand of old growth forest along the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River, has 10 picnic sites including four along the river.
6604 Azalea Way, 98065, Snoqualmie
This Park has a large field area, new play equipment with swings, a tower, slides and picnic tables. The picnic shelter can hold several picnic tables and the park connects to Snoqualmies trail system and to the Snoqualmie Valley Trail.