This is a non-profit organization established to assist King County Parks with dissemination of information about and implementation of the park trails plan of March 2014. The mission of the trails group is to promote safe, sustainable and multi-use trails within a healthy, natural environment while fostering relationships and engaging the broader community.
King County Parks has a representative at all General and Special meetings of the trails group to provide oversight and facility communication with King County Parks management.
Maps of the park trail system are in this excerpt from the master plan.
Members of the Executive Committee represent general and special interest groups defined by the committee in the bylaws.
- At large
- Dog walkers
- Bob Gerrish (email)
- Gary Johnson (email)
Projects and Events
There is an ongoing volunteer project to remove ivy and other invasive weeds from the section of the park west of Juanita Drive. Anyone can show up and help when the group meets. For more information, contact Lisa Ayrault from the Executive Committee.
All meetings are scheduled from 3 – 5 pm and are open to the public. They usually take place at the Kenmore Library. To confirm the venue, other meeting details, agendas, or minutes not yet posted, please contact the Executive Committee contact from your interest group area.
2023 Meeting Schedule
- Nov 1 General Meeting
- Sep 6 General Meeting
- May 3 Annual Meeting
- Feb 1 General Meeting
King County trails webpage about Big Finn Hill Park
Big Finn Hill Park Trail Maps (March 2014)
Big Finn Hill Park Trail Recommendations Plan (March 2014)
Bylaws of Friends of Big Finn Hill Park Trails (March 2019)
Pacific Madrone Tree Analysis by American Forest Management (August 2014)
Implementation Guidelines (November/December 2014)
Big Finn Hill Park Brochure (June 2021) (Spanish version)
New bridge over Denny Creek (17 Oct 2017)
Cottonwood Tree Removal FAQ (June 2018)
2023: Feb 01, May 03, Sep 06, Nov 01
2022: Feb 02, May 04, Sep 07, Nov 02
2021: Feb 03, May 05, Sep 01, Nov 03
2020: Feb 12, Jun 03, Sep 02, Nov 04
2019: Feb 06, Mar 13, May 07, Jul 10, Sep 04, Nov 06
2018: Jan 03, Feb 07, Mar 07, May 02, Jun 06, Jul 18, Sep 05, Nov 07
2017: Feb 16, Mar 15, May 17, Jun 14, Jul 17, Sep 20, Nov 15
2016: May 25, Jun XX, Aug 24, Sep 21, Oct 19
2015: Jan 22, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 23, May 21, Jun 24, Jul 22, Aug 20, Sep 23, Oct 21, Nov 18
2014: Apr 23