TRACKS is a Parks & Community Services initiative promoting outdoor adventure, youth leadership and environmental stewardship. TRACKS' mission is to encourage outdoor opportunities for all ages, abilities and income levels, opportunities that develop life skills and knowledge for a healthy community.

Upcoming Programs

TRACKS 2019 Winter Tuesday Trails Snowshoe Trips
This winter we will head out on weekly snowshoe hikes.  The locations and trails will be beginner-friendly, mostly flat, and no more than two miles long.  All trips and locations are dependent on weather and snow conditions.  We'll provide transportation (from North Bellevue Community Center) and snowshoes; please make sure to dress for the weather, and bring your water, snack and lunch.  

  • Ages:  50 years and older
  • Fee:  $15/hike
  • Days and time:  Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Meet at:  North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave NE
  • Register here -  search for Tuesday Trails:
    • January 8, #1900542
    • January 14, #1900563
    • January 22, #1900564
    • January 29, #1900566  
    • February 5, #1900567
    • February 12, # 1900569
    • February 19, #1900572
    • February 26, #1900575
  • For more information, contact or call 425-452-6885. 

TRACKS 2019 Winter Snowshoe Hikes Flyer 

Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival
Thursday, Jan 10, 7 p.m.
Bellevue Botanical Gardens
12001 Main Street, Bellevue
Event flyer and buy tickets here

Check out more photos from TRACKS adventures!

View a segment about TRACKS on BTV's Lake to Lake show!

TRACKS was started in the spring of 2007 amid growing concern and research identifying a "nature deficit" within society. Since its inception, TRACKS has effectively infused many Bellevue programs and activities with its six key standards:

  • Teaching

    teaches skills to help people recreate on their own, such as Urban Cycling Techniques.

  • Recreation

    provides a healthy option to enhance fitness, such as Family and Friends Snowshoe Adventure.

  • Adventure

    offers opportunities for active, experiential learning, such as Teens Outside High Adventure Camps.

  • Competency

    helps build skill mastery, such as Skaters in the Woods.

  • Knowledge

    promotes understanding of the natural environment, such as Eastside Explorers Speaker Series.

  • Stewardship

    encourages and creates opportunities for stewardship and volunteer service, such as Stewardship Saturdays and Teens Outside.


To volunteer with the TRACKS program, or if you are a teen looking for service hours, please email  

Look for TRACKS in the Connections recreation brochure to find classes, activities and events that are part of the TRACKS initiative.

View Ken Burns' "National Parks: America’s Greatest Idea" clip about youth and the outdoors.





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Carrie Sabochik Bellevue Parks & Community Services450 110th Avenue NE or PO Box 90012Bellevue, WA 98009-9012




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