Mercer Island Parks System Guide
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Pioneer Park Trails Map
Pioneer Park is a 113 acre forest purchased by the City of Mercer Island in 1964. Located at Island Crest Way and SE 68th Street, Pioneer contains 6.6 miles of trails. The Park has been kept in a natural state so that Island residents can easily “get out” in the woods through the course of their daily lives. Roads divide the park into three distinct quadrants.
Click here to download a map of Pioneer Park Trails.
Luther Burbank Park Map
Luther Burbank Park is located on the northeast end of Mercer Island, features spectacular views of Lake Washington, and has facilities for several water-based activities, including swimming, boating and fishing.
Click here to download a printable Park Map.
King County Regional Trails
The Regional Trails Map displays the routes of regionally significant off-road, multi-purpose trails within King County. Numerous trail-user amenities are also shown on the map, such as public parking at trailheads and along the trail routes, nearby transit facilities, restrooms, and public parks. Highways, arterial streets, cities, and major landmarks are identified for easy location of trails and for general reference. New with the 2008 edition of the map, the reverse side of the sheet includes a colorful description in text and photographs of the special characteristics of each of the primary regional trails.
Additional text about the Regional Trails System, plus sources for more information, is provided to enhance users' access to and enjoyment of the wealth of recreational opportunities provided by the Regional Trails System. The map was developed, produced, and published by the King County Parks and Recreation Division with cartography and design by Parks and Recreation Division GIS and King County GIS Center Client Services. Map and text revision was completed in May 2008. The map was printed and published in June 2008. Copies are available for in-person pick-up at the King County Road Services Map Counter in the King Street Center in downtown Seattle.
Click here view a King County Trails Map.
Mercer Island Trail Atlas
Mercer Island is home to over 30 different parks/open spaces taking up more than 475 acres, many of which contain trails that connect each park. Over 50 miles of developed trails weave in and around the parks on the island. The most notable trails being those along the I-90 corridor and also at Pioneer Park.
Click here for a list of Parks and Trails.
Mercer Island Water Trailheads
Lakes-To-Locks Water Trail is Puget Sound's newest "blue trail” which has over 100 miles of shoreline and 100 launch and landing sites designed for small, non-motorized boats to access local waterways and experience the region from the water. The Lakes-To-Locks Trail connects inland lakes, rivers, and the ship canal with the shores of Elliott Bay, where it makes a direct connection with its saltwater sister, the Cascadia Marine Trail, a National Millennium Trail stretching 150 miles from Olympia to British Columbia. Partners include the cities of Seattle, Renton, Mercer Island, Issaquah, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell, Kirkland; King County; Washington State Parks; Washington Department of Fish and Game; the Port of Seattle; and Army Corps of Engineers. For more information, please contact Sue Abbott (Sue_Abbott@nps.gov) or Steve Bowes (Steve_Bowes@nps.gov), Rivers and Trails Program, Seattle, 206-220-4116/4123. Click here to download a printable Water Trails Map.