Parks and Recreation Facilities

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UPDATED: July 6, 2020

King County remains in Phase 2 of Washington State’s Safe Start Plan in response to COVID-19.

 The following park amenities are OPEN in Kent:

  • BOAT LAUNCH AT LAKE MERIDIAN 
  • PLAYGROUNDS*
  • RESTROOMS**
  • SKATE PARKS
  • CLIMBING PINNACLE/BOULDER AT ARBOR HEIGHTS 360*
  • BASKETBALL COURTS
  • TENNIS COURTS
  • RIVERBEND GOLF COURSE 

Please limit your stay to help avoid crowding. Sanitize hands before and after your visit. Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet from other park users. If social distancing cannot be maintained due to crowding, please visit another park or enjoy another trail.

RENT A PARK SHELTER, SPORTS FIELD OR INDOOR SPACE 

FIND A TRAIL

PLAY GOLF

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

*Playground equipment & climbing pinnacle/boulder are NOT sanitized.
**Restrooms at Scenic Hill Park and Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park remain closed for maintenance and repairs.

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10.46 miles in Kent

The Green River Trail in Kent runs along the east bank of the Green River, from Briscoe Park at S. 190th St. south to Green River Road. Sections of Frager Road on the west bank of the river also function as part of this popular regional trail. It is a key component of the Kent Valley Loop Trails system. View Mt. Rainier and many bird & wildlife species along the river's course. Trail has benches, a variety of parks with restrooms, picnic areas, and public art.

Please practice safety, courtesy and common sense on the trail. Comply with all posted notices and signs. Thank you.

TRAIL ACCESS and PARKING (North to South):

  1. Briscoe Park
  2. Three Friends Fishing Hole Park
  3. Van Doren's Landing Park
  4. Russell Woods Park
  5. Neely-Soames Historic Homestead
  6. Hogan Park at Russell Road
  7. West Meeker Street and Frager Road (by golf course and bridge)
  8. Old Fishing Hole
  9. Riverview Park
  10. Foster Park

ATTENTION, TRAIL USERS:  Van Doren's Landing Park will be relocated * as part of the continuing improvement work to the Green River levee system.

Washington Fishing Regulations and Information

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King County conducts ongoing maintenance and repairs to the levee which affect this trail.

Visit the King County Green River Levee System Maintenancepage for updates on levee maintenance or repairs affecting the trail. You can also follow #GreenRiverTrail @KCDNRP on Twitter and like the King County Rivers Facebook page.

* Kent's Green River Levee Improvement Program includes inspecting the levee along the east side of the Green River and rebuilding or improving the levee as needed. Call City of Kent Construction Management at (253) 856-5546 for more information.

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This is a King County Regional Trail, maintained in cooperation with Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services. The Green River Trail winds more than 19 miles from Cecil Moses Park near Seattle’s south boundary to North Green River Park in south Kent near Auburn. The GRT follows the Green River through industrial lands at the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila to the broad Green River Valley. The trail provides excellent views and access to the Green River and surrounding river valley. The trail is paved with some short roadway segments.


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