Parks and Trails

Contact Information
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Status of Parks and Trails

Information on city facilities is constantly being updated. For the most current status of city facilities, please see the Mayor's COVID-19 Updates or the COVID-19 resources page


'Healthy WA - Roadmap to Recovery' Phase 2:  In both parks and on trails, YOU ARE REQUIRED to follow recommended COVID-19 protocols for social distancing, GATHERINGS of 15 people or less, face coverings and proper hand washing.


OPEN
  • All parks, playgrounds, sports courts and trails.                        

  • Sports fields available for rentals and use by groups of five (5) or less.              

CLOSED 

  • Park restrooms will close by 5:30pm each day.

  • Picnic shelters are not currently available to rent due to COVID-19 protocols.

TRAILS

FOR YOUR SAFETY please follow directions on all posted signage.

Due to high water levels, the Cedar River Trail Lower Walk is closed between Bronson Way N and Wells Ave N.

The Cedar River Trail is narrowed to one lane next to riverbank erosion that occurred in 2020, between the Dog Park and Riverview Park. Bicyclists yield to pedestrians and USE EXTREME CAUTION in this area.  City staff are working to secure a plan for repairs to re-open the trail as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Park Rules and Regulations

  • Park Rules and Regulations (RMC 2-9-8)

  • BBQ GRILLS, Sec. C.11: Grills must be less than 36” in length, or more than 30” in height over a combustible surface.  Place hot coals in designated receptacles only.

  • BOUNCE HOUSES, Sec. C.1:  Any inflatable structures, such as 'bounce houses,' are not permitted at any park, except at City-sponsored events.

  • METAL DETECTING, Sec. C.12: Metal detecting with a device to detect ores or metals is not permitted at any City park.

Share the Trail

  • Obey reduced speed limits and dismount zones that are posted along the Cedar River Trail.

  • Stay on the right except to pass and make your presence known.

  • Share the Trail brochure.

Dogs and Renton Parks

  • All other parks allow dogs on 6 foot leashes.
  • The Cedar River Dog Park is an off-leash park, located along the Cedar River Trail, a short walk from the Renton Community Center.
  • Pet owners, please obey the ‘Scoop Your Poop’ rule.

Swimming Area Information

Dog Policy

For safety and enjoyment reasons, dogs are not allowed at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park or Kennydale Beach Park. Violators may be subject to citations and fines. At all other city parks, dogs are allowed on six-foot leashes. Dogs can run free at the Cedar River Dog Park (1500 Houser Way S).

TRACK Trail 

You can still have fun in winter weather by bringing your families to the TRACK Trail at Cedar River Trail Park.  Remember to continue social distancing protocols. Print any one of the four TRACK Trail brochures at home via kidsinparks.com to use on any hike, whether at the park or in your neighborhood.  Earn prizes when you record your journey at the park online.

TRACK Trail is a free, self-guided hike, the first in Washington, that uses educational brochures for children and families. 

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