Lake Boren Park (community park)
13058 SE 84th Way. Acres = 20.2
Features looped walking paths, children's play area, picnic shelters and fishing dock. New to the park are restrooms, two tennis courts, a basketball court, a sand volleyball court, and an expanded parking lot.
Community Events held at Lake Boren include: Concerts in the Park Series, 4th of July, Moonlight Movies and Newcastle Days.
Picnic shelters are available for use by submitting a Park Shelter Reservation Form to City Hall. (Shelter #1 located by the playground; Shelter #2 located by tennis & basketball courts.) Please call to make check availability and make tentative reservation. Reservations may be made as early as 90 days prior to the event, but no later than 3 days prior. As of March 15, 2011 shelter use fees and hours of availability have changed. Please see reservation form for details; or, call City Hall at 425.649.4444.
Hours of Availability: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ballybunion (mini park)
8200 150th Ave. Acres = 0.81
Features a tot lot, swing set and open space.
China Creek (neigborhood park)
7951 144th Ave. SE. Acres = 5.5
Developed portion includes children's play sets, swings and picnic tables. The balance of the park is open space with an informal trail.
Donegal Park (neigborhood park)
7319 125th Ave. SE. Acres = 2.1
The park features include tot lots, walking paths, a gazebo, and open areas.
Gleneagles (mini park)
8230 154th Ave. SE. Acres = 1.1
Featuring walking paths, open space and floral garden areas.
Hazelwood (resource park)
Main entrance located at the end of 121st Place SE St. (Parking for three cars.) Acres = 7.3
The park has 7.3 acres of natural, wooded ground. Western views of Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Seattle and beyond are available. The eastern half of the park includes a boardwalk through a forested wetland.
Heritage Morgan (mini park)
Located at 8740 139th Ave. SE. Acres = 0.16 (mini park)
Highlands Park (neighborhood park)
9100 140th Ave. SE. Acres = 1.58
Features a basketball court, swing set, picnic facilities, walking paths, open play space, and gazebo.
Highlands Forest View Park (mini park)
143rd Ave SE & SE 92nd Pl in the Highlands, Division 2. Acres = .53
Features a tot lot, walking paths and open space.
Historic Coal Miner’s Cemetery (Historical Monument)
129th Ave SE & Newcastle Way
Located just north of Lake Boren Park along 129th Ave SE. Open during major holidays & by appointment only.
Located at 6900 115th Court SE. Acres = 0.27
SE 95th Way & Coal Creek Parkway.
Located along the southern edge of the City, this is one of the few remaining large, undeveloped, wooded parks in the City of Newcastle. Although steep, rugged terrain limits use of this park, it is an open-space resource for our community.
Redman (mini park)
136th Ave & SE 75th (corner). Acres = 1.2
Adjacent to the historically-designated Thomas Rouse Road. Most of the existing open space has been leveled, graded, and grass-planted for local recreational activities.
Thomas Rouse Road Historical Park
136th Ave SE & SE 75th St
Features a historical marker regarding the history of the area and floral gardens.
Tralee (mini park)
7825 155th Ave. SE. Acres = 0.53
Features open space and walking paths.
Windtree (mini park)
9129 121st Ave. SE. Acres = 0.34Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park
2mi east of 133rd Ave. S.E. & S.E. 72nd Pl
(intersection of Newcastle / Coal Creek Rd & Lakemont Blvd.)
This park has over 3,100 acres of trails and wild habitat for deer, bobcats, porcupines, coyotes, bears, birds--and sometimes cougars.
Niki McBride, King County Parks District Maintenance Manager (206)296-4145