- What is the Eastrail and where does it run?
The Eastrail is a non-motorized, multi-use trail that, when completed, will span 42 miles on the east side of Lake Washington, from Renton to Snohomish County. It is built on a historic railroad line and provides access to transit options, greenspace, and much more.
- Which sections are currently open?
There are several sections of the trail currently open, with more coming in the next few years. For the most up-to-date information, check out the interactive trail map.
- Who owns the trail?
The Eastrail is a highly collaborative project w: King County, Sound Transit, City of Kirkland, City of Woodinville, Snohomish Count, and Puget Sound Energy all own different segments of the trail. In addition to these owners, partners from the cities of Bellevue and Renton sit on the Eastrail Regional Advisory Council to support the development of Eastrail.
- What resources does the trail connect to?
The Eastrail will connect to four light rail stations in Bellevue and Redmond; planned Stride BRT stations in Bellevue and Renton; The Samammish River, Lake to Sound, East Lake Sammamish, I-90, 520, and Cedar River trails; and access to cities of Renton, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, and Snohomish County.
- What is Eastrail Partners?
Eastrail Partners is a 501c3 nonprofit that galvanizes the Eastrail effort by advocating for trail funding, mobilizing private sector engagement, and collaborating with communities. Read more about us here.
- Is the Eastrail paved?
Currently, some segments of the trail are paved, while others are crushed gravel. The master plan for the Eastrail calls for all sections to eventually be fully paved, however, there is not currently funding or specific timelines for the paving of all sections of the Eastrail.
- How can I get updates when new trail segments are opening?