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Mercer Slough Nature Park

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Address: 2102 Bellevue Way Southeast, Bellevue, WA 98004
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Nice get-away from the city.

The park is a great combination of water and greenery. It is quiet and you can hear the birds singing. Fall was a good time to go as the leaves were looking nice. One caution... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dawn M
Vienna, Virginia
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Vienna, Virginia
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is a great combination of water and greenery. It is quiet and you can hear the birds singing. Fall was a good time to go as the leaves were looking nice. One caution: there are extensive stretches of wooden path slightly above ground. The combination of wet wood covered by wet leaves was very slippery in spots. Staff... More 

Thank Dawn M
Bellevue, Washington
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hired kayaks at Enatai Beach Park, paddled across to the slough. Was a great way to spend a few hours on a lazy summer afternoon and get some exercise in at the same time.

Thank Dave M
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

One can walk through the nature park or kayak. Kayaks are available at the beach park. A wonderful inner city gift to those of us who live on the Eastside (Bellevue, WA.).

Thank jan c
Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Lovely park both sides of the river. I am told you can see box turtles and otters but not seen any on our walks. Much of the walkways are boarded, the rest is mulch so all weather.

Thank sxwilkin
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325 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The trails are fantastic for runners so you get a nice balance of hills and winding trails with excellent trails. You can easily get a 10K loop done with no repeated paths.

Thank MrPKI
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67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stayed at the Bellevue Hilton, so we were close enough to walk to the park. The blueberries were ripe for the picking and boy did they taste good. The park is clean and although there were a lot of bees they did not bother us.

Thank Gerfman32
Bellevue, Washington
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Even though this is next to Bellevue, once you are a few minutes into your walk you won't know how close you are to the City. The trails are wonderful and you can go on elevated wood walkways, cross the slough by bridge or even kayak down the slough (no rentals in the slough). A wonderful treat.

Thank Uvaldekid
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195 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our chocolate lab pulled us all over the Mercer Slough nature park and we all had a great time! The paths are wide, well maintained, easy to stroll through. Nice market with fresh fruits and veggies and the blueberries are delicious! Great place to spend a warm summer day regardless of your age or physical ability. Lots of parking as... More 

Thank SandJbusytravelers
Bellevue, Washington
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The hikes here are short but diverse. You will likely see something new each time you visit. There are several places to park, and I have always found parking to be ample.

1 Thank Carla V
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you have your own canoe or kayak this is the best spot to leisurely paddle in downtown Bellevue and feel like you are in a great natural environment.

Thank zmom_10

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