Just minutes from downtown, the Mercer Slough Nature Park is the largest of Lake Washington’s remaining fresh water wetlands and is one of Bellevue’s largest parks. Explore over 320 acres of wildlife habitat, agriculture, and freshwater wetland ecosystems on 7+ miles of trails including a unique canoe trail. The blueberry farm sells fresh seasonal produce. Check out the trails, visitors center, environmental education center, picnic areas, waterfront, canoe launch and blueberry farm.
The beautifully restored historic Winters House is Bellevue’s only public building on the National Historic Register. The Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is a partnership with the Pacific Science Center focusing on freshwater wetland ecology, provides a park visitor center and offers programs for adults, youth and families.