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Powerline Trail (PSE Trail)


 Dirt/ gravel trail in Redmond. Some hills, with a steep one coming up from the Sammamish Slough. Horses allowed. (Also known as Redmond/ Puget Power Trail) Width varies from singletrack to road width. Another segment of the trail (0.7 miles of the total) runs through the Redmond Watershed Park, which can be reached from surface streets. (See directions under the Thrilla Route Description link below)
Sign next to Avondale Road.

Location: King County
City(s): Redmond, WA
Length: 3.8 miles.  Discontinuous

Popularity:
 Somewhat
Elevation: Some hills
     Gain 
     Loss
 
Facilities Trail Condition  
Drinking Water:  No
Restrooms:  No
Benches:  No
Picnic Tables:  No
Surface Type:  Unpaved
Surface Quality:  4
Scenery:  7
Lighting: 0
Ratings:

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


Website: http://www.redmond.gov/insidecityhall/parksrec/parks.asp
Maps:
Farrel-McWhirter Park Map
King County Bike Map
Redmond Bike Map
Thrilla Route Description
Connections:
1. Connects Farrel McWhirter Park with the Sammamish River Trail and Willows Road.
2. Connection to Powerline Trail is just north of Milepost 2 on SRT.

Expansions:
1. Expansion from Willows Road to 132nd Ave is planned for 2016

Directions: Crosses Willows Road near NE 98th St. East end of trail is on the north side of Farrel- McWhirter Park.


Photo Gallery


Connector leading from the north parking lot at Farrel-McWhirter Park.


Path winds through Farrel-McWhirter Park.


Bikes, horses and feet are all allowed on this trail, so be considerate of other users.


Low tree branch - watch your head!


Trail reduces to singletrack near Avondale Road.


Crossing Avondale Road. Press the button to activate the signal.


Looking east and down the hill at Avondale Road.


It's an uphill climb here with a few small logs in the way.


Paralleling NE 111st St.


The trail leads ever onů


Continuing next to a road.


Crossing a neighborhood street.


Approaching Woodinville-Redmond Road.


Small logs cross the trail to help with drainage.


The trail parallels a fence.


Trail junction with Sammamish River Trail. Turn right to continue.


Crossing the Sammamish River.


Trail makes a sharp right turn.


Squeezing between the bushes.


End of the line until they build the extension on the other side of Willows Road.

 

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