Posts tagged with Lake Washington Archives - Parkways

Lake Washington Blvd Stay Healthy Streets to open on weekends July 4 – September

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is excited to bring back the Lake Washington Stay Healthy Streets. Below is the information shared by SDOT last week. Starting Fourth of July weekend, three (3) miles of Lake Washington Boulevard (from Mt. Baker Park to Seward Park) will open to people walking, rolling,… [ Keep reading ]

One mile of Lake Washington Boulevard Closed to Cars for Memorial Day weekend

Over Memorial Day weekend, Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Seattle Department of Transportation are opening 1 mile of Lake Washington Blvd from Mt Baker Park to Genesee Park to people walking, rolling, and biking. We’ll close this stretch to cars around noon on Friday, May 28 and crews will remove the barricades the morning of… [ Keep reading ]

One mile of Lake Washington Boulevard closed to traffic through February 21

The snow might be gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t fun, local things to do outdoors with the family! Namely, the always popular closure of a portion of Lake Washington Boulevard to traffic. This week through Sunday, February 21, one mile of the northern segment of Lake Washington Blvd from… [ Keep reading ]

One mile of Lake Washington Boulevard closed to traffic through January 3

The winter holidays and school break are almost upon us. Yay? Maybe not so much if it means being cooped up at home even more than we have been. Getting outside is so important to our physical and mental health. That’s why we’re excited to announce that starting today, a… [ Keep reading ]

Pavement Restoration work begins on Lake Washington Blvd. trail

Seattle Parks and Recreation contracted with Statewide Parking Lot Services to replace five sections of trail on the lake side of Lake Washington Blvd. Statewide will begin construction the first week of December and anticipates completing the project by mid-December. This project is funded by the Small Paving Program and… [ Keep reading ]

The 2018 Bicycle Sundays Opening Celebration is May 20!

  Grab your bike and pedal over to the 2018 Bicycle Sundays Opening Celebration on Sunday, May 20! Bike, jog or stroll along Lake Washington Boulevard. A portion of the Boulevard between the Seward Park entrance and Mount Baker Park’s beach will be closed to motorized vehicles from 10… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation applies for coverage permits from the Washington State Department of Ecology

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is seeking coverage through Washington Department of Ecology permits to use aquatic herbicides to systemically control certain aquatic weeds. The goal is to improve water quality by managing both the invasive water lilies and milfoil at City’s freshwater beaches, swim areas, moorages and high use recreation sites…. [ Keep reading ]

Matthews Beach Park closed to water access

Toxic algae scum spotted in Lake Washington  As a precaution, Seattle Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed access to the water at Matthews Beach Park in northeast Seattle. Toxic algae has been found in accumulated scum in Lake Washington along the shores of Matthews Beach, which is located at 49th… [ Keep reading ]