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Mercer Slough Nature Park

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Address: 2102 Bellevue Way Southeast, Bellevue, WA 98004
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Quick hiking adventure

Bit of a trick to find, but it's close to the highway. Diverse trails including through flora, by water, and next to some sort of field. Fully enjoyed it. Not a tough trail to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Bit of a trick to find, but it's close to the highway. Diverse trails including through flora, by water, and next to some sort of field. Fully enjoyed it. Not a tough trail to walk or run.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The slough is an excellent place to kayak. To reach it you need to put in at Enatai beach park. You have to kayak in open water for a couple blocks but once you're in the slough, there are all kinds of wetland flora and fauna.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Mercer Slough is a beautiful place to go for a walk and relax. There is plenty of area to walk around and an interesting mix of boardwalks and trails. My favorite, the skunky smelling plants. :)

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I went running in the park on a Friday morning and it was quiet, beautiful, and peaceful. I was surprised to not see anyone else during my run. The paths alternate from gravel to wooden boardwalk to a soft mulch. Even though there were spots that looked sodden the mulch keeps it from being a muddy mess. Great birdwatching and... More 

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Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Right in the middle of Bellevue is this huge plot of land dedicated to a nature reserve. The park is very well maintained and has walking and jogging paths laid out throughout.

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seattle WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We often drive here and take our dog for a walk along the boardwalks and soft-earth/bark paths. Being close - sometimes only feet away - you get both a quiet woodsy and limited watery ambiance. At the end of the walk, depending on the day and time, Pace's Fruit Stand is there to offer fresh, locally grown veggies and fruit.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great trails and quiet pretty close to a metropolitan area. We have enjoy our tramps through this boggy park.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I was there in November, so I can only imagine what a great place it would be to visit in better weather. Our hotel was near the fish ladder, birding trail, and lookout tower. A great place to take the dog for a walk and an unexpected treat to explore when travelling on business.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I never realized when I used to live near hear what a great place there is to just hang by the water. Since then - I discovered several little places down around the West side (I am sorry, can't remember actual name of them!) that are called 'parks' and are even places you can swim! on the Lake. Around the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great park in-between Bellevue ( a suburb of) and Seattle. Great kayaking on the Slough, and connections to Lake Washington. Also trails go through the park, good for hiking and biking. Overall a good place to spend the day...

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Address: Address: 2102 Bellevue Way Southeast, Bellevue, WA 98004
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue

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