Big Finn Hill
Big Finn Hill Park "South" - Trail Update
King County Parks has reopened the trail and installed a temporary bridge. The damaged bridge will be fully replaced later this year. King County Parks and the City of Kirkland continue to work together to follow-up on the recent slide activity.
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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
Final Trails Plan (March 2014) (PDF)
Trails Plan - Maps Only (PDF)
Friends of Big Finn Hill Park Trails
Weds, Oct 11 / Weds, Nov 15
6531 NE 181st St, Kenmore
*No meeting in December.
Subscribe or contact the group
2015 Meeting Minutes
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance
Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance