UPDATED: June 22, 5:30pm
On May 5, the boat launch and dock at Lake Meridian Park, as well as the boat launch at Lake Fenwick Park, reopened for recreational fishing use. In addition, Riverbend Golf Complex reopened the 18-hole golf course!
As of Friday, June 19, 2020, King County was approved for Phase 2 of Washington State’s Safe Start Plan.
Kent parks, trails, boat launches, and fishing docks re-opened in Phase 1 and the modified Phase 1.5. Now fully in Phase 2, more elements of Kent parks and outdoor recreation re-open today.
Please limit your stay so others can enjoy our parks as well. Sanitize hands before and after your visit, and continue to socially distance yourself from other park users. If social distancing is hard to maintain, please choose another park or trail to enjoy.
Effective immediately, the following amenities are now OPEN:
· SKATE PARKS
· CLIMBING PINNACLE/BOULDER AT ARBOR HEIGHTS 360
· BASKETBALL COURTS
· TENNIS COURTS
Please note that playgrounds are NOT sanitized.
The restrooms at Scenic Hill Park and Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park will continue to be closed at this time due to maintenance and repairs.
INTERURBAN TRAIL USERS, PLEASE NOTE: Access and use may be impacted by the South 228th Street Improvements project managed by the Kent Public Works Department - LEARN MORE HERE
Neely-Soames Historic HomesteadAmenities:
- Bicycle trail
- Event space and room rentals
- Green River Trail
- Heritage garden by Master Gardeners
- Kent Valley Loop Trails
- Public garden
- Restored 1885 house
- Walking trail
- Wheelchair access
- Recreation Centers and Room Rentals
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The Neely-Soames Historic Homestead was originally built in 1885, making it one of the oldest surviving homes in Kent. Major renovation took place in 1999-2000. Available to rent for groups of up to 15 people.
- Water and power available on-site
- Adjacent to Green River Trail
- Heritage Garden open to public
- National Historic Site