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1 PM AFternoon Walk/HH With Nancy: Mercer Slough Nature Walk

When:
Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Where:
Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center (MSEEC)
1625 118th Ave. SE
Bellevue, WA  
Contact:
Nancy Reid
Category:
Social
Registration is required
Members pay for their own charges
Join your host and long-time club member, Nancy Reid, for the "crack of..." walk/HH this time at Mercer Slough.

Here are the details:

Mercer Slough Nature Park Walk/Social

Pathways, wooden boardwalks, lush foliage

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Meeting Time: 1:00pm

Meeting Place: Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center (MSEEC)
                        1625 118th Ave. SE, Bellevue, 425-452-2565

 

Description:  The Mercer Slough Nature Park is a 320-acre wetland in the heart of Bellevue, lushly populated with ferns, shrubs, flowers, several varieties of berries, distinctive wooden boardwalks and shaded pathways. There are three main trails in the Park. Trails alternate between wooden boardwalks, dirt and gravel pathways.

Difficulty Rating: Green

Hike Length: 2.0+/- miles depending upon which trails we walk

Elevation Gain: Mainly level, some steps on to boardwalks

Trailhead Pass: none required, free admittance, parking available at the MSEEC

Conditional: Rain cancels, dogs on leash allowed

 

Leader: Nancy Reid  reidnh1@frontier.com  Cell: 425-442-2395

Refreshments afterwards at a local watering hole      

 

Directions to parking: Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

FROM I-405

FROM I-90

· Take Exit 12 for SE 8th Street

· Travel west on Southeast Eighth Street

· Take immediate left onto 118th Avenue Southeast, heading south

· Travel about a half mile

· Just before the first MSEEC sign (in light blue), take the first right into the parking lot.

· Walk the path to the front of the buildings.

· Take Exit 9 for Bellevue Way. Continue for one mile.

· Veer right onto 112th Avenue Southeast.

· Take a right onto Southeast Eighth Street.

· Take a right onto 118th Avenue Southeast.

· Travel about a half mile.

· Just before the first MSEEC sign (in light blue), take the first right into the parking lot.

· Walk the path to the front of the buildings.