Bellevue, WA Trails and Parks

Bellevue has 13 trails in the vicinity, including 9 hiking trails and 2 for walking. These trails range from 1.2 to 19 miles in length. The most popular trails are Coal Creek Falls, Coal Creek Natural Area and Mercer Slough Nature Park. Trails.com member Tyler W. recently completed Coal Creek Natural Area.
  • Coal Creek Natural AreaView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    It might be hard to believe, but this modest park helped build Seattle. Supplying coal to a rapidly expanding population across the lake, the ...

  • Red Town MeadowView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Sometimes we humans do get it right and this area proves it. The old mining community of Red Town built a ball field in a previously spectacular ...

  • Coal Creek FallsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Water, water everywhere and quite a drop it takes! Cougar Mountain’s Coal Creek Falls is the primary attraction here, but it’s the water underfoot ...

  • Coal Creek Park TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This trek along the Coal Creek Park Trail takes you through a bit of coal-mining history on your way to spectacular Cougar Mountain Park. It ...

  • Wilburton Hill Park and Kelsey Creek FarmView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    •  1 hour
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Wilburton Hill and Kelsey Creek Parks offer decent urban riding for mountain bikers who live in Bellevue and have minimal time to spend in the ...

  • Mercer Slough Nature ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Walking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    You might see a great blue heron take flight from a rookery tree. You might glimpse a river otter, beaver, or coyote. Yet, when you look up from ...

  • Bellevue: Wild Wetland in Mercer SloughView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Nature Trips  
    •  Guide

    Just blocks from Bellevue Square and the I-90 freeway, the 320 acres of the Mercer Slough Nature Park pulse with lush, primordial life. It’s ...

  • Bellevue: Kelsey Creek FarmView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Walking  
    •  45 minutes
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The large tract of forest and wetland in southeast Bellevue is probably terra incognita to most people. Luckily, it’s easy to explore this historic ...

  • Mercer Slough Nature ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The largest wetlands on the shores of Lake Washington have been preserved as Mercer Slough Nature Park. The park’s well-maintained interpretive ...

  • Wildside Trail–De Leo WallView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Humans have been trekking through this Cougar Mountain forest for ages. Native Americans wandered the slopes for as long as seven thousand years, ...

  • Mercer Slough National ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department gem offers easy access to a vast array of native plants and wildlife, just minutes from ...

  • Lake to Lake TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Trail Running  
    •  4.5 hours
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    Rather than just one trail, this is really a network of trails—part of my never-ending quest to travel through urban areas on trails. The Bellevue ...

  • Coal Creek TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bellevue, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trek through the 454-acre Coal Creek Natural Area takes you northwesterly through a bit of coal-mining history on your way to spectacular ...