Mercer Island will dedicate new trail today
Seattle Times Eastside Digest
Saturday, September 16, 2006
The city of Mercer Island will dedicate a new trail through the Southeast 53rd Place Open Space today.
The 25 acres of wooded ravine near Island Crest Park was purchased in 1991 through a grant from the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program. The nearly half-mile trail through the area was constructed through a partnership between the city of Mercer Island and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust.
City officials, residents and local Eagle Scouts will join representatives from Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, the Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by a short inaugural hike along the new trail. The ceremony will be held at 9100 S.E. 53rd Place.