Kelsey Creek Farm

Farm Babies - information as of April 2019

May-August Programs and Activities - Check out activities at Kelsey Creek Farm!  We have many new offerings for children, families and adults.  

Kelsey Creek Farm

Open 365 days a year, Kelsey Creek Community Park features 150 acres of forest, meadows and wetlands in the heart of Bellevue, offering a glimpse of this city's rural past. 

Barns

The farm's two historic barns sit prominently on the crest of a hill, overlooking the shallow valleys to each side.  These barns, listed in the Washington State Heritage Barn Register, were once home to the Twin Valley Dairy. 

Park Features

Kelsey Creek Community Park features hiking and jogging trails, picnic areas, a playground, wetlands, open grassy areas, creeks and forests. The historic Fraser Cabin sits on the hill adjacent to the park's historic dairy barns. The Eastside Heritage Center hosts drop-in programs for visitors, and the city offers a number of log cabin programs. 

Animals

Kelsey's farm animals function as educational animals and are used in classes, programs, special events.  Learn more about Kelsey Creek Farm's resident animals.

Mission

Kelsey Creek Farm's mission is:

  • To preserve the site's natural resources;
  • To share its historic farm environment with the community through education;
  • To provide free and/or affordable programs, activities and events;
  • To support and interpret this unique and treasured public farm. 

No Pets Allowed In Barnyard

When visiting Kelsey Creek Community Park, all dogs and other pets must be on leash at all times. Out of respect to the farm animals' health and well-being, all pets are strictly prohibited from the barnyard.

Sheet at Kelsey Creek Farm"Adopt" a Kelsey Creek Critter!

The animals at Kelsey Creek Farm are an essential part of our community's education and enjoyment.  Your support helps maintain these animals in a natural farm setting. 

Become a Kelsey Creek Critter Sponsor!  Simply call 425-452-7688 for an application.  Care and custody of your critter stays with Kelsey Creek Farm.  You can "adopt" any of the following farm animals:  pony, pig, sheep, goat, cow, rabbit, and chicken.  Adoption levels are available from $25 for Best Friend to $200 for Grandparent.  Critter Adoption Application

Inclement Weather Plan

Call 425-452-7688 before travelling to Kelsey Creek Farm to ensure the facility is open.  If the Bellevue School District is closed due to a weather event, Kelsey Creek Farm's classes and programs will be cancelled for the entire day.

In the event of inclement weather, the Parks & Community Services Department will make every effort to communicate the status of facilities and programs, special events and rentals. Administration will decide whether to cancel a program or close a facility based upon the safety of participants and employees and the ability to appropriately staff programs and facilities.

As a general rule, if the Bellevue School District is closed due to a weather event, Parks & Community Services Department classes and programs will be cancelled for the entire day. If the Bellevue School District is on a delayed schedule, call the facility for an updated status report.  Select facilities may be open for drop-in activities at a modified level.  If you are unable to reach the facility, call the Parks & Community Services Department's general information number at 425-452-6885. Inclement weather can affect park use and trail conditions. Please use caution when visiting park sites during poor weather, as trails and other park facilities may become wet and slippery. Park trails may be closed.

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Contact

410 130th Pl SE

Business Hours

Farm Office: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Telephone

425-452-7688

Fax Number

425-452-2804

Email

KelseyCreekFarm@ bellevuewa.gov

Animals available for viewing

365 days/year from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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