Tag: East Lake Sammamish Trail
Even though it seems like monsoon season in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve had enough dry days for workers to finish some paving on the “north Sammamish segment” of the East Lake Sammamish Trail earlier this week.
King County Parks posted this photo of fresh asphalt on Facebook on Wednesday, but don’t plan to roll down there on your bicycle anytime soon …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/10/30/paving-gets-underway-on-east-lake-sammamish-trail-bicycling-still-6-months-away/
This weekend will be your last chance for about a year to ride the entire length of the 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah.
The 2.5-mile north Sammamish segment will be closed beginning Monday so contractors can begin upgrading the narrow gravel trail into a 12-foot-wide paved …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/19/upgrades-and-paving-for-east-lake-sammamish-trail-this-spring/
Parts of the Preston-Snoqualmie and Cedar River rail-trails will be closed for short-term maintenance in the next couple of weeks.
Meanwhile, the long-term closure of East Lake Sammamish Trail between Northeast 187th Avenue and Inglewood Hill Road for paving has been delayed for the time-being.
Cedar River Trail
A Cedar River Trail trestle that crosses …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/16/bike-trail-closures-coming-up-for-king-county/
The latest edition of Bicycling magazine has a feature article on the virtues of slow cycling — “Slow and Sweet: The Quickest Way to Start Having More Fun, Eliminate Aches and Pains, and See More of the World Around You.”
Now that slow bicycling has been identified as a trend by a major publication, I’m …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2013/07/03/slow-bicycling-discovered-now-everyone-will-start-doing-it/
Hmmm, baby. Just what I like to see — a freshly paved bike trail. Just got to wait a couple of days for it to open.
This is the Issaquah Trailhead for the East Lake Sammamish Trail that rolls out between Issaquah and Redmond.
The 11-mile trail opened as a gravel rail-trail in 2006, and …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2013/06/09/issaquah-section-of-east-lake-sammamish-trail-opens-tuesday/