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Biking on Bay to Baker

Bay to Baker Trail

Description

The City is working on acquiring land along the abandoned railway between Roeder Avenue and Irongate Road for the Bay to Baker Trail and other projects including the Squalicum Creek re-route, James Street arterial improvements and Orchard Drive extension.  This acquisition and development will assist protection of wildlife and fisheries habitat through purchase of passive open space along the creek.

Improvements to Cornwall Park are also underway. Demolition activities will make way for trail and parking improvements and native habitat planting. The new trail through Cornwall Park will connect to the recently unveiled Squalicum Creek segment of the Bay to Baker trail.

Funding

Greenway Levy
Park Impact Fees
Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program Trail grant

Status

Construction of the trail segment between Orchard Place and Irongate Road is complete. the new trail through Cornwall Park is also complete. Property acquisition of the rail line to the waterfront is expected  to be complete in 2018.

Reference

Affected Neighborhoods

    Birchwood; Columbia; Cornwall Park; Irongate

Participating Departments

    Parks and Recreation