Parks Section

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Burien’s Eagle Landing Park will be holding an informational seminar this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Marlaina’s Restaurant, located at 643 SW 152nd Street (map below). The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

The City of Burien announced that they will be holding an Information Forum/Community Meeting hosted by City Manager Brian Wilson on Thursday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m., regarding the future of Eagle... [Read more]

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

By Jack Mayne At Monday night’s meeting, the Burien City Council heard an offer to install piles to shore up the cliff where stairs to Eagle Landing Park have been declared unsafe, despite continued... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Let’s say you wanted to buy Eagle... [Read more]

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

A new survey gives residents another chance to help shape the future vision for Burien’s parks, recreation, and cultural services. The Parks and Recreation Department has been holding public meetings... [Read more]

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Burien Parks’ next “Neighborhood Celebration” will be this Wednesday, Au. 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Seahurst Beach, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road. “Come out and celebrate... [Read more]

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Burien Parks and Recreation Director Steve Roemer asked for approval of a site plan for future improvements for the 4.6-acre Lake Burien School Memorial Park... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

The City of Burien has begun the planning process for a new Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan –otherwise known as a PROS Plan – and they’re seeking residents’ input. Your feedback... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien Parks’ Open Space Plan Workshop will be July 18

SAVE THE DATE: Burien Parks’ Open Space Plan Workshop will be July 18

Burien Parks will be holding an Open House for all interested user groups and the public to review and critique the proposed PROS Plan Update elements including open spaces, trails, parks, athletic facilities,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of a mudslide in the upper parking lot at Burien’s Seahurst Park, taken on Tuesday, March 14: “Barriers have been placed to close off at least two-thirds... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut in Burien for segment of new ‘Lake to Sound’ trail

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut in Burien for segment of new ‘Lake to Sound’ trail

From left to right: Deputy King County Executive Fred Jarrett, Burien City Councilmember Stephen Armstrong, Former King County Councilmember Julia Patterson, King County Councilmember David Upthegrove,... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lake to Sound Trail segment will be Friday

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lake to Sound Trail segment will be Friday

All are invited to join King County, City of SeaTac and Burien leaders at a celebration of the completion of the first segment along the Lake to Sound Trail in Burien this Friday, March 10. This new trail... [Read more]

Normandy Park ‘Parks PROS Planning’ public meetings start March 25

Normandy Park ‘Parks PROS Planning’ public meetings start March 25

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park announced the dates, times, locations, and themes for its upcoming Parks PROS Planning public meetings, which begin Saturday, March... [Read more]

Volunteers needed this Saturday, March 4 for Work Party at Walker Preserve

Volunteers needed this Saturday, March 4 for Work Party at Walker Preserve

Volunteers are needed this coming Saturday, March 4 for a Work Party at Walker Preserve: Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and your neighbors to restore the forest to improve the health of Miller... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to plant native trees at North Shorewood Park Saturday

Volunteers needed to plant native trees at North Shorewood Park Saturday

Join King County Parks and Friends of North Shorewood to plant native trees and shrubs to make a healthier forest this Saturday, Oct. 29, starting at 10 a.m. No experience needed – King County Parks... [Read more]

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

During the week of Sept. 19-23, Burien Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Fall Prevention Campaign for seniors, their family members, and caregivers to prevent falls and fall-related injuries that... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: The Seahurst Beach Family Campfire returns for its 3rd year on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. All are invited to watch the sunset, roast marshmallows and make s’mores around... [Read more]

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

Later this month, the City of Burien will welcome Casey Stanley back to its Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PaRCS) Department to replace Debbie Zemke as Recreation Manager. Zemke retired from... [Read more]

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Photos from 2015 courtesy City of Burien By Jack Mayne Whether or not to re-open the stairway at Eagle Landing Park is still under consideration by Burien officials following a report from a consultant... [Read more]

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, June 5, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and walk down the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

The City of Burien on Monday released its 2016 ‘Music In The Park’ schedule, and some of the highlights include opening night on July 7 with Gypsy Jazz from Pearl Django and closing with old school... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11, starting at 6 p.m. Lisa Aumann of Burien Parks will be hosting a work party, and wants Volunteers to meet her at the play... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wildlife, flowers, seaplane, humans spotted at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Wildlife, flowers, seaplane, humans spotted at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos – of wildlife, flowers, a seaplane and even humans(!) – enjoying Burien’s amazing Seahurst Park Beach last weekend (click images to see... [Read more]