North Creek Forest is not open to the public yet, but FNCF's Community Programs allow you to experience Bothell's newest forest preserve.
Forest Forays: Learn about the history of the campaign to save and protect North Creek Forest. You will visit some of our restoration sites and hear about plans for the future on this easy walk into the forest.
Lunchtime Power Hikes: Take a power hike through North Creek Forest to support your fitness goals and give you a break from the office/school.
Interpretive Hikes: Join a trained naturalist for a hike through the forest learning about its cultural and natural history.
Forest Scout Program: Step out of the noisy, busy world of city life and into the serene beauty of a mature forest. Join our trained naturalists as you learn to walk respectfully with our wild neighbors of North Creek Forest. This is a great opportunity to earn your scout badges or just explore and discover. Friends of North Creek Forest is pleased to announce our pilot community programming with a nod towards the Boy Scouts, who have a long history in this place. When: Starting weekends in March 2017 - you select the time that works for your group What: 2 hour guided observation hikes and forest games Cost: Suggested donation of $10/child Who: Ages 6 to 12, Groups of 8-15, with at least 1 parent chaperone Learn how to:
Walk respectfully through the forest
Follow the leave no trace principles
Practice close sensory observations
Six essentials needed for any hiking trip
Read and design a map
To sign up, email Alice Tsoodle at Alice@friendsnorthcreekforest.org