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Green River Trail

 Hugs the Green River from Kent north to the south side of Seattle. A nice combination to do: Ride part of this trail and make a loop using the Interurban Trail. A discontinous chunk of the trail is reachable by turning left at S 259th, then right on a road. (Caveat: Most parts of the trail are currently closed due to sandbags placed to prevent flooding. It is unknown how long the closure will be in effect -- possibly until 2014.)
Southern section of trail is closed due to flood prevention efforts.

Location: King County
City(s): Seattle, Renton, Kent, Tukwila, WA
Length: 12 miles.  Approx

Elevation: Flat
Facilities Trail Condition  
Drinking Water:  No
Restrooms:  No
Benches:  Yes
Picnic Tables:  Yes
Surface Type:  Paved
Surface Quality:  9
Scenery:  7
Lighting: 0

0 = none/ the worst
5 = average
10 = excellent

Auburn Parks Map
Burien SeaTac Tukwila Park Map
Construction alternative route
King County Bike Map
Renton Bike Map
Trail feature list
Tukwila section of trail
1. Connects to the Interurban Trail near South Center and in Kent.
2. Connects to the Puget Power Trail near the Green River Natural Resources Area in Kent.
3. Connects to the Duwamish Route/ Trail at S 102nd St

1. A master site plan is currently being developed for the Green River Trail in Auburn. The trail is a project partly financed by the King County Open Space Bond funding. This two phase trail is planned to follow the alignment of the Green River from Seattle to Auburn Narrows.

Photo Gallery

North end of trail passes underneath a road

Sandbag barriers aim to keep flood waters in check

Statues on the trail follow their eternal paceline through Kent

Closure notice at the trail junction on S 259th St


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