The Sammamish River/Burke Gilman Trail, a 26-mile paved trail, borders Willows Lodge and runs all the way into Seattle. The multi-use trail is perfect for a scenic walk, run, or bike ride. The lodge fee includes bike and helmet rentals available to check-out through Guest Services.
Bicycle Adventures explores the very best of the Pacific Northwest and Seattle by bike. Ride all the way from the Woodlands of the Cascade Range downhill into Woodinville Wine Country and into the heart of Seattle's waterfront.
Duffy Electric Boats NW provides a fun, environmentally friendly activity on Lake Washington. The six boat fleet of 21' Duffy Electric boats can be rented by the hour from Marina Park in Kirkland. Each boat holds 10 comfortably, up to 12 maximum. No boater's permit required as the electric boats are less than 15hp. Bring your own food and drinks, connect your playlist to a great stereo, and enjoy the beautiful scenery all around you. For more information, reach out to Duffy Boats NW directly.
White river rafting and kayaking are popular on the Skykomish and Sammamish Rivers. During summer months, paddleboards and kayaks are available for rent through Whats Sup. The nearby mountains are filled with hiking trails.
Cruise to the spectacular San Juan Islands to see orcas and humpback whales frolic in the waters just a little over an hour north of Seattle. Puget Sound Express departs from Edmonds, WA. See gray whales migrate through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound in the Spring and then experience a 4 1/2 hour trip featuring a menagerie of whales, porpoises, dolphins, seals, sea lions, otters, shorebirds and many other species of marine life during the Summer and Fall.
Experience the peace and beauty of the Sammamish River Valley with Let's Go Ballooning as you soar high in the air with scenic views of Mt. Rainier, the Seattle skyline and picturesque Woodinville. Flights are typically offered July through September.