The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Hiking, Walking & Trails

Lake Washington Boulevard Lake View Walk
Follow the blue arrows between downtown Kirkland and Carillon Point to enjoy the stunning 1.2 mile Lake View Walk, which winds past waterfront parks and offers spectacular views of the lake and Kirkland’s charming collection of public art.

Throughout the City of Kirkland
Start off with a stroll through Peter Kirk Park which features plenty of stops along the way to watch baseball, basketball, tennis and more.

Cross Kirkland Corridor
A 5.75-mile abandoned rail line transverses Kirkland from South Kirkland to Totem Lake connecting eight city neighborhoods and several parks.

Bridle Trails
Just minutes from downtown Kirkland, Bridle Trails State Park offers 482 forested acres with 28 miles of equestrian and pedestrian trails. Three marked trail loops provide routes of varying length.