Header image

Green Seattle Logo

Parks Logo

King Conservation Logo



Friends of the Burke-Gilman Trail at Sand Point is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Seattle's longest trail and skinniest city park


“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”

― Walt Whitman



"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,  committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

-- Margaret Mead

The Work Goes on in 2018 --   And YOU can Help!

For nearly 10 years this group has been working on restoring habitat along the Burke-Gilman Trail.  Members of the group are now working along almost 4 miles of the trail stretching from University Village to north of Inverness Drive NE. 

Volunteers are the heart-beat of organizations such as ours.  For us the volunteers are almost exclusively ones who come out to one of our work events -- clearing invasive non-native plants, mulching and planting native plants.   In 2017 over 7200 hours were donated by nearly 2000 volunteers!!  During this period over 8000 plants were installed along the trail. 

We get lots of people who walk, run or ride by and say "Thanks" and we want all of you to know that you too can help.  As we work on more sections of the trail we are in need of others to help by providing Administrative assistance and Donations to help fund the tools and plants we need to continue the work at the level of the past year.

Check out our Contacts and Donations pages to help us out even if you are unable to work on the trail!

See the Events Calendar for information on signing up for special events and regular work parties.

NEW: For a history of the Burke-Gilman Trail and how it came to be a walking and biking trail check out this talk and our History page:


Follow us on Facebook: