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Trail Closure - Big Finn Hill Park "South"

To protect public safety, the trail in this part of the park is closed due to a fallen tree that caused severe damage to the trail bridge. We are exploring options to remove the tree and repair the bridge and trail, but anticipate a closure of several months. We'll post updates here and to the e-newsletter when we have further information.


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This 220-acre multi-use park with a range of recreation options, as well as being a wooded urban oasis along Juanita Drive. To the east of the road, the park offers ballfields, a play area, a picnic shelter and natural surface trails; to the west of the road, trails loop through the forest. The trails are frequented by mountain bikers, dog walkers, and hikers.The trails at Big Finn Hill Park connect with trails at Saint Edwards State Park to the north. Steep climbs in the north and south combine with moderate rolling terrain on the ridge tops. With its variety of flora and terrain, Big Finn Hill Park visitors also include deer, owls, hawks and eagles.

Access: Park entrances are located at NE 138th St. from both Juanita Drive NE and 84th Ave NE. Two parking areas are available within the park area east of Juanita Drive NE. The only parking west of Juanita Drive NE is on-street parking.

Location: The park is located in the northwest part of the City of Kirkland and just south of the City of Kenmore.

Use: Soccer/lacrosse, baseball, children’s play area, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, nature observation, dog walking.

Maps: Backcountry Trails Maps