Twin Springs Park Project

 Staff Contact


Debbie Bent
Community Development Director
(425) 398-8900
Current Status:

The City hosted an open house on Tuesday, September 12 to gather public opinion regarding interim (1-5 years) plans for the park.

 

Background:

2008 Twin Springs Report

 

Project Description:

The 25- acre Twin Springs Park site was acquired by the City of Kenmore in 2016 from King County to be used for a public park and open space site.  The park is located on the east side of 80th Ave NE between NE 192nd St and NE 195th St.  Twin Springs Park is recognized as an ecologically rich site with wetlands, steep slopes and existing forest. Based on these site characteristics and associated regulations, an early 2008 report anticipated that the park would serve as a neighborhood park, predominately remaining in an undeveloped natural state but with a narrow band of land that could be developed between the wetlands and forested hillside. This narrow band could contain constructed park elements, such as picnic areas, basketball courts, a play area, etc.  As a neighborhood park, the site’s intended use is daylight hours from dawn to dusk.  While the vision for a neighborhood park with such improvements remains intact, we are excited to make near-term improvements (1-5 years) that will allow us to open the park site to the public. It is intended that in the near future the focus will be on low-impact activities and build support for long-term improvements to the park once additional funding is secured.

 

 

 

 

Last updated: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:33am