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Temporary partial closure of Burke-Gilman Trail begins Monday, August 17

Revised August 25: This project has entered Phase 2, but equipment repair will postpone completion by approximately a week. We hope to start up again on September 1. Please read the original post below for details. The slope mowing will continue along the Burke-Gilman Trail moving northbound. It will pass… [ Keep reading ]

Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail Grand Opening

Community invited to come celebrate and “Loop the Loop” Seattle Parks and Recreation, University of Washington and the Arboretum Foundation invite the community to the grand opening celebration of the Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from noon to 3 p.m. The day will be filled… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins repairs on Burke-Gilman Trail sections in northeast Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will begin working on repaving 13 sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail in late October. The work will take place between 40th Ave. NE and Fairway Estates, just north of Magnuson Park. SPR awarded the construction contract to Westwater Construction. Work is scheduled to be completed… [ Keep reading ]

Update on Burke-Gilman Trail work in northeast Seattle

UPDATE: Seattle Parks and Recreation continues to clear debris Seattle Parks and Recreation(SPR) will continue work to clean up debris and provide ditch maintenance at two landslide sites along sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail in northeast Seattle. SPR opened the trail to users for the remainder of today, Jan. 19… [ Keep reading ]

Work to repair the Burke-Gilman Trail and detour will be completed on Dec. 2, 2016

Repairs to four sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail that runs through the University District are complete and the final section will be completed on Fri. Dec 2, 2016. This final section detours cyclists off the trail near the University of Washington campus onto 25th Ave. NE. This detour is less… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins repairs on Burke-Gilman Trail

Repairs to five sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail that runs through the University District will begin on Monday, Nov. 7. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) awarded the construction contract for repairs to Westwater Construction. Work is scheduled to be completed in early 2017. This project will repair sections of the… [ Keep reading ]

Construction of Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail temporarily closes south end of Arboretum Dr. E

Community encouraged to visit Looptrail.seattle.gov and sign up for construction updates On Monday Sept., 26, 2016, Ohno Construction will begin to tear up and replace the south end of Arboretum Drive E. This Arboretum access point will be closed through October 15, 2016 to build a key connection for the new… [ Keep reading ]

Get healthy with us

It’s a walk in the park Starting a new fitness routine can be intimidating, that’s why we’re recommending that you start this one step at a time – literally. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently released a video encouraging people to walk more. According to the NRPA, one-third… [ Keep reading ]

Burke-Gilman nominated for Best Urban Trail

The 27-mile Burke-Gilman trail is one of the most heavily used pedestrian and bicycling trails in Seattle. You can hop on at Golden Gardens Park and follow it clear up to the Sammamish River Trail in Bothell. It promotes non-motorized, pollution-free commutes and provides scenic views for joggers and walkers…. [ Keep reading ]

Project to build bike/pedestrian trail in SE Seattle moving forward

Seattle Parks and Recreation is moving forward with a plan to design and build the Cheasty Mountain Bike and Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project in the Cheasty Greenspace in southeast Seattle. Last Thursday, May 28, the Seattle Park Board of Commissioners voted to move forward with the proposed trail project. In… [ Keep reading ]