Take a walk in a Finn Hill Park over the holidays

Take a walk in a Finn Hill Park over the holidays

Find the “Harry Potter” tree in Big Finn Hill park. Take a walk in the woods over the holidays.

Nov 17 It takes 3 Children and One Adult to Circle the "Harry Potter" Tree

Nov 17 It takes 3 Children and One Adult to Circle the “Harry Potter” Tree

 

Find out the tree cover loss and gain on Finn Hill.  A free, online system by Global Forest Watch reveals what is happening to forests everywhere. By entering in the Finn Hill zip code you are able to use a tool to see our forest changes and determine tree cover loss and gain by time period. Tree cover loss and gain is determined through an algorithm approximating the results by sampling the selected area.  Access and explore the map at: http://www.globalforestwatch.org/  Source for this map comes from World Resources Institute.

 

Finn Hill parks

Big Finn Hill King County Park
NE 138th St & Juanita Dr., NE, Kirkland WA 98034
220-acre wooded oasis off¬ of Juanita Drive.
From King County Parks “Your Big Backyard.”
Big Finn Hill Recreation and Ball Fields here
Big Finn Hill Park and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance here

 

St Edwards State Park
316-acre day-use Park with 3,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Washington
“Saint Edward State Park: Deep Green Suburban Wonderland”. From Kirkland Patch, Greg Johnson, Author-Editor, January 19, 2011

 

OO Denny Park
12400 Holmes Point Dr NE (between 124th St & 125th St) Kirkland, WA 98034
“Then & Now:  O.O. Denny Park, 1936” The beautiful 46-acre park on Lake Washington at the foot of Finn Hill originally was the country retreat of Seattle pioneer Orion Orvil Denny. From Kirkland Patch, Greg Johnson,  June 26, 2011.
“Denny Creek: The Wilderness Within” This hike among giant conifers on Finn Hill is close, yet feels far away.  From Kirkland Patch, Greg Johnson, January 5, 2011

 

 Juanita Heights Park
98th PL NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
A small diminutive park in an unlikely location off of 98the PL NE.  The park has a ¼ mile loop trail and is located on the Southeast side of Finn Hill. Kirkland Reporter, November 29, 2011

 

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