Walks South

Day After Holiday ~ No Regrets Walk

15 November 2010

We’ve all been there and done that. We actually can’t help ourselves. It is so much a part of American culture and so firmly connected to the collective mindset that it’s almost impossible not to indulge or have a wee bit more than you probably should . . . so ease up on yourself, my friends. You know that […]

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College Woods & Radio Walk

11 August 2010

2.84 Miles 1 Hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8044 steps Featured Businesses: Bellevue College · KBCS 91.3 fm · Hotel Sierra Everybody knows that walking is good for your body. What’s not as obvious is how easy it is to know a place when you take the time to […]

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College Hill Combo

22 June 2010

4 miles 1 – 2 hours 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8,475 steps 295 kcal Skyridge Park Kelsey Creek Farm Spiritwood Park This is a combination walk because it includes wooded parks, 3 Bellevue neighborhoods (including mine) and a shopping center of small, local businesses. I have included wooded trails, […]

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KC Willy Botan Loop

16 June 2010

5 miles 1 hr 20 miles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11,028 steps 380 kcal Kelsey Creek Farm Wilburton Hill Park Bellevue Botanical Garden KC stands for Kelsey Creek Farm, Willy stands for Wilburton Hill Park and Botan is short for Bellevue Botanical Garden. Each park is a gem and […]

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North Mercer Slough My Love

27 May 2010

3 Miles 1 hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) mostly flat easy walk on well-maintained trails, couple of inclines at start and finish 6515 Steps 227 kcals Mercer Slough Nature Park Previously I’ve mentioned that walking is good for relationships, that it has helped save my marriage and I suspected […]

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Skyridge Rollercoaster + Kelsey Creek Woods

26 May 2010

2.5 Miles 45 – 60 Minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) same hilly route as Skyridge Rollercoaster (short and steep) only longer 5468 Steps 175 kcals Skyridge Park Kelsey Creek Farm Begin this walk at Skyridge Park (see  Skyridge Rollercoaster for pictures and directions) don’t turn around at the Lake Hills […]

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Skyridge Rollercoaster (short and steep)

20 May 2010

1.5 miles 30 minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) short walk steep hills 3308 steps 106 kcals Skyridge Park This walk begins at a small neighborhood park in Bellevue called Skyridge Park. Many of my standard walks begin at this location because it is convenient to my home and […]

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WeOwnA Park

18 May 2010

2.95 miles 55 minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) long and steep inclines with switchbacks 6,653 steps 216 kcals Weowna Park Weowna Park is a gem! It’s an amazing, natural 90-acre open space in the middle of Bellevue suburbia. It is home to some of the largest and oldest […]

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Mercer Slough Slough Off

15 May 2010

4.7 Miles 1 Hour 15 Minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) easy walk, 1 small hill 10, 644 steps 352 kcals, approximately Mercer Slough Nature Park Enatai Park The Mercer Slough Nature Park in Bellevue, Washington may be a loud walk when it parallels I-90, but it’s a well-maintained […]

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