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Parks & Recreation

News & Updates

     Playground equipment installation underway and park opening scheduled for April 15th!

North Creek Forest Bravo Award
At the Jan. 19 City Council meeting, City of Bothell and Friends of North Creek Forest received a Bravo Award for being awarded the #1 grant in the state out of 16 applications for continued acquisition of property at the North Creek Forest. The grant award of $500,000 came from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.  Read more!


Learn a little about each park, look at pictures, and see where they are on a map.  Then grab your shoes and a jacket and go play!

Take the tour now!

City of Bothell has a total of 237.63 acres of parks, open space and trails that includes 19 parks and three sportsfield complexes.  Our parks showcase the Sammamish River, the City's history and an opportunity to get away from it all.  A comprehensive guide to the City's parks is available at  You can also check out a comparison grid showing each park's features and amenities here.  Throughout our parks there are picnic shelters that can be reserved.  Find out availability by contacting

MyParksAndRecreation is a partnership of nine cities working together to serve the greater Eastside with a community connection for recreation, parks and trails.  When you enter, you will have access to information for not only the City of Bothell's parks, but also those of our partner cities.

The Sammamish River and Burke Gilman Trails, managed by King County Natural Resources, run through the City of Bothell along the Sammamish River.  The trails extend from Marymoor Park in Redmond to the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle.  Access the King County Trail at:

Recreation & Community Events



Park Rx Walk - Community Health Walk!

 Sunday, April 24th

Walk begins at 2pm and ends at 5pm  

Walk will begin at Bothell Operations Center


Free Event!


The City provides a variety of recreational opportunities for all ages and interests including structured classes, teen activities, adult sports, youth camps and community events.  Programs are offered at the Lytle House and other City buildings, as well as in City parks and school facilities.  For added convenience, you can register online at

Community events are what gives Bothell that hometown feel and the ability to know your neighbors.  The Recreation Services Division organizes events like the 4th of July Parade, Music in the Park, and Safe Halloween.  Thanks to our event sponsors, all of these events are offered for free!

Register for a wide variety of programs for the whole family on Bothell's Parks & Recreation portal!


All About Parks & Recreation

Adult Softball Leagues

Softball isn't just for kids!  Why not join or form a team of your own?  Get your registration packet, see the lineup, and check the schedule for upcoming games at

Contact Us

Bothell City Hall - 18415 101st Ave. NE, Bothell, WA  98011

P 425.806.6760
F 425.806.6132

Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm