• Nature and Environment

    Playgrounds and sport courts are open again! 

    Playgrounds, sports courts and outdoor skate parks have reopened!  Please stay six feet from non-household members, wear a mask and wash hands frequently.

    Parks, trails and beaches remain open for walking and activities that do not require close proximity and allow for the recommended social distancing that allows six feet between people. The Bellevue Golf Course, Crossroads Par 3 Golf Course, Robinswood Tennis CenterBellevue Aquatic Center, outdoor tennis courts, playgrounds, sports courts, outdoor skate parks and ballfields are now open, with some safety and social distancing restrictions in place.  

      Community centers and visitor centers remain closed.  We continue to work toward safely re-opening facilities and re-start programming.  To learn about upcoming recreation programs, including registration opportunities, subscribe to our e-newsletter.

      As a "city in a park," Bellevue offers the community many nature-oriented experiences and resources. Take a walk on a trail, visit one of Bellevue's farm stands or, when we reopen, stop by a visitor center and talk with a park ranger!

      Kids can earn a Junior Ranger Badge! 
      Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to inspire your children to connect with nature?  Stop by the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Station, or Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center to pick up our Junior Ranger booklet, or view the booklet online.  There are more than 15 activities you and your child can do together to explore and learn about Bellevue's natural areas.  Once you have completed the activities, return the booklet to any of the three locations and receive your very own Junior Ranger Badge.  


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      Bellevue, WA 98009-9012
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