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Help Raise Funds for the Billy Goat Trail—Keep Finn Hill Green!

Can you imagine being able to walk on wooded trails starting near Juanita Beach Park all the way up to the top of Finn Hill and beyond? Would you like to help preserve the uniquely green landscape and character of Finn Hill? Working with the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance, the City of Kirkland is preparing...

Volunteer in OO Denny Sat Nov 18

Join the Green Kirkland Partnership on Green Kirkland Day to help with the restoration of O.O. Denny Park. Volunteers will spend the morning participating in a mix of restoration activities which may include removing non-native invasive plants like ivy and Himalayan blackberry, spreading mulch over cleared...

One last summer hike on Finn Hill

Big Finn Hill Park is a King County park located on Finn Hill.  It has 220 acres and 9.5 miles of trails to explore Douglas Fir, Madrona, Cedars, ferns and spotting deer, owls and owls. King County description:  This 220-acre park has a range of recreation options, as well as being a wooded urban oasis...

Landslide in Big Finn Hill Park

Over Thanksgiving weekend, a landslide occurred in Big Finn Hill Park on the trail to O.O. Denny Park.  It slid from the very top of the Denny Creek ravine, somewhat narrowly, and like a molten wave poured into Denny Creek and then out and up the other side, delivering sludge about 20 feet up the opposite...

Objection to relocation of soil storage bins at Big Finn Hill Park

The FHNA Board of Directors recently sent the attached letter to the King County Parks Director raising concerns about the relocation of soil storage bins at Big Finn Hill Park. The new location interferes with King County residents’ use of the park and is environmentally inappropriate. We are...

627 Acres of Parkland Surrounds Finn Hill

Today, our parks are more critical than ever. They are an example of a shifting baseline also known as a sliding baseline. This is a type of change to how an eco system is measured, usually against previous reference points.  Our parks connect us with the natural world and inspire us to be better stewards...

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