City Services

Parks & Recreation

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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 programs and 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:


The City provides a variety of recreational opportunities for all ages and interests including structured classes, teen activities, adult sports, and youth camps.  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 Community Egg Hunt, 4th of July Parade, Music in the Park, and Safe Halloween.  Thanks to our event sponsors, all of these events are offered for free!


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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

Recreation Experiences

Check out the latest edition of the Bothell BRIDGE for current and upcoming classes and activities for the whole family! Online registration available beginning March 1.

Contact Us

Physical Address:
Parks & Recreation Office/Lytle House
9929 NE 180th St
Bothell, WA 98011

Mailing Address:
City of Bothell
18305 101st Ave NE
Bothell, WA 98011

P 425.486.7430
F 425.483.8962

Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Closed daily from 1:00 - 2:30 pm