Kokanee salmon are swimming again in Lake Sammamish. Today, 4th grade students from Blackwell Elementary School released thousands of kokanee fry into Ebright Creek, which flows into the eastern shore of Lake Sammamish. This creek is the site of a major restoration project by landowner Wally Pereyra, who removed a culvert and planted the streambank
Have you ever gotten to a trailhead and weren’t sure if you should put a Discover Pass, NW Forest Pass, or Sno-Park Pass on your dashboard? Here’s your guide to recreation passes! DISCOVER PASS Where Washington State-owned land For example: Lake Sammamish State Park, Lake Easton State Park, Tiger Mountain and Mt Si (owned by Washington
What a year to look back upon- the 20th Anniversary of the Greenway! Looking back at all the great work that was done in 2011 by partners, volunteers, agencies, and dedicated behind-the-scenes individuals, we take pride in what we have accomplished together. Take a look and see for yourself! We are honored to share such an
‘Tis the season as they say but in the Greenway’s case, ‘tis the season to plant trees! And plant trees we did at our annual Tree Planting Kick-Off Event this past weekend. Sponsored in part by Carter Subaru, KMTT- 103.7 The Mountain and REI, it was a spectacular celebration. Ok, ok, we acknowledge the weather was not so spectacular
Perfection is a difficult thing to achieve. I usually only see it while watching Olympic performances or admiring a flower. But this past week, Clark Elementary students from Issaquah opened the door a little wider for me when we were on a field study trip to Cybil Madeline Park. Teacher Tracey Guillen’s 4thgrade class had
The south end of Lake Washington boasts an exciting new regional trail connection. A newly completed section of the Logan Avenue Trail nearly completes the connection between Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park and the Cedar River Trail. This multi-purpose trail follows the west side of Logan Avenue North from N. 6th St., a block from The Landing,
The Washington State Legislature appropriated $42 million for parks, trails and wildlife habitat through the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program. This is wonderful news for Washington State and for the Mountains to Sound Greenway. Such a commitment from Washington State policy makers and residents speaks directly to the Greenway mission of preserving a balance between
10425 8th Ave NE, Seattle
This area, made up of several contiguous parcels, includes wooded areas, wetlands and several trails. It is also home to an active beaver pond.
Bell St between 1st and 5th Ave, Seattle
This park like corridor through the hear of Belltown has one lane of traffic and art, landscaping, and open spaces. The continuous level pavement encourages pedestrians, cyclists and cars to share the space.
12001 Main Street, Bellevue
The Bellevue Botanical garden comprises 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. It showcases plants that thrive in the Pacific Northwest. A visitor center hosts many events throughout the year.
10201 NE Fourth St., Bellevue
This oasis of green has a promenade, stepped canal, waterfall cascading into a reflecting pond and large lawn perfect for picnics. The park’s delightful play area and formal gardens add to family enjoyment and serve as a backdrop for community events.