Arboretum Loop Trail—Grand Opening Celebration
Sunday, April 8 (tentative), Washington Park Arboretum
The Arboretum Foundation, UW Botanic Gardens, and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite you to join us for a day of festivities celebrating the opening of the new Loop Trail in Washington Park Arboretum.
Enjoy a ribbon-cutting dedication as well as fun activities for runners, cyclists, and families all along the 2.5-mile loop.
Details coming soon!
Background & updates: Construction of the Arboretum Loop Trail started on March 28, 2016 and was funded by mitigation for the SR 520 Bridge rebuild. The new trail improves visitor access to Seattle’s flagship public garden. Sign up to receive regular project updates and notifications at LoopTrail.seattle.gov.
In the media:
- Washington Park Arboretum’s new trail to reveal hidden treasures (Seattle Times, cover story, May 5, 2016)
- New Trail For Washington Park Arboretum To Mitigate SR-520 Construction(KPLU, April 25, 2016)
- Arboretum trail project underway, will expand public access (UW Daily, March 25, 2016)
Bulletin article: For an indepth look at the design of the trail, see our article from the spring 2015 Arboretum Bulletin.