Tag: Snoqualmie Valley Trail
Have you ever been riding along a rail-trail on your bicycle and spied a rusty railroad spike left over from the old railroad days?
I have. Sometimes I’ll carry it home and add it to my collection from local trails: three different locations along the Palouse to Cascades trail, Snoqualmie Valley trail, Willapa Hills trail, …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2020/06/14/railroad-spikes-repurposed-as-art/
If you’re looking for a bicycling themed calendar to help keep track of your busy days as your roll through 2019, consider two that feature Washington rail-trails on their covers.
The calendar I’m most excited about is published by Rails to Trails Conservancy, featuring a photo I took last fall on the Snoqualmie Valley Regional …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2018/12/05/calendars-feature-washington-bicycle-trails-on-covers/
It seems that rail-trails are among the best places to enjoy the fall color from a bicycle.
Maybe it’s because so many are bordered by trees. Even in suburban areas, the trails are often buffered by trees that have sprouted up along the old railroad rights of way.
Or maybe it’s because there’s no threat …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2018/11/06/leaf-peeping-along-rail-trails/
The bands of winter rains lately dubbed The Big Dark by local media seemed to vanish early this week in the Pacific Northwest, so I made a bee-line to the Snoqualmie Valley Trail east of Seattle.
The section between Carnation (named for its contented dairy herds) and Duvall drew my attention because it gets a …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2017/10/25/bike-ride-to-fall-color-on-snoqualmie-valley-trail/
The 400-foot-long Tokul Creek Trestle on the Snoqualmie Valley Regional Trail has reopened for business.
The timber trestle, spanning a 120-foot-deep canyon since 1911, had been closed since last September when King County decided it was time to close the old railroad trestle for repairs.
Visiting bicyclists will notice that contractors replaced the cement deck panels. …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/06/07/historic-tokul-creek-trestle-reopens-on-snoqualmie-valley-trail/
You have until June if you want to ride your bicycle between Carnation and Duvall on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail.
Crews are taking a break in their job to shore up the levee that protects eastern King County’s rail-trail and State Route 203 from Snoqualmie River flooding. The trail closes again from June to August.
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/05/now-is-time-to-ride-snoqualmie-valley-trail-in-eastern-king-county/
The old Meadowbrook Bridge on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail will be closed later this month to allow work crews to replace some rotten portions.
King County Parks said the bridge will be closed from July 20 – 31. Intermittent closures might be necessary ahead of time so the crews can set up for the project.
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/07/09/bridge-closure-on-snoqualmie-valley-trail-in-july/
Summer time is the best time for road and highway repairs, and I guess that’s true for bike trails as well.
Work is currently underway on the Burke-Gilman, Green River, East Lake Sammamish and Snoqualmie Valley bike trails.
For starters, Seattle’s Department of Transportation announced that a contractor would be working on the Burke-Gilman Trail …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/06/17/burke-gilman-trail-repairs-this-week-bike-trail-updates/
A rail-trail that’s popular with bicyclists in eastern King County has been designated as a National Recreation Trail by the Department of Interior and National Park Service.
The 31-mile Snoqualmie Valley Trail honor was announced Thursday, along with that of the Mount Si hiking trail in North Bend and eight other trails nationwide. The trail …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/06/05/popular-snoqualmie-valley-biking-trail-earns-national-recreation-trail-honor/
Repairs to flood protection structures on the Snoqualmie River between Duvall and Carnation will force a closure on the popular Snoqualmie Valley Trail between now and Oct. 31.
Date of the closure is set to begin June 1, but crews already had the trail closed down today.
The work will block off-road access between Duvall …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/28/snoqualmie-valley-trail-segment-closed-all-summer-between-duvall-and-carnation/