City buys last five acres of "Back 9"

Completes preservation of 89-acre open space

The City of Bothell, with significant help from King County, has purchased the last five acres of the former Wayne Golf Course from Forterra, completing the preservation of the entire 89-acre property. The five acres is part of the “Back 9,” east of Waynita Way. It is home to some of the flattest property on the former golf course, an apple tree orchard, and a house built in the 1930s.  

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City's newest park at the former Wayne Golf Course

Wayne Purchase Map

Park Rules

Bothell's newest park is officially open for business. Come enjoy the acres of open space and trails!  Enjoy walking, biking, drop-in sports such as flag football, lacrosse and disc golf, picnicking, bird-watching, legal fishing, and the like.

Please observe our park rules and hours:

Hours:
Park opens 30 minutes before sunrise, and closes 30 minutes before sunset.
Parking:
Parking is available at the old Golf Course Clubhouse (16721 96th Ave NE), or a short walk down the trail at Blyth Park.
Dogs:
Dogs are allowed in the park, but must be kept on-leash at all times. Owners are required to pick up after their dogs. Read Bothell's Parks & Leash Laws.
Golf:
Golf is no longer permitted in the park.
Closed to the public:The clubhouse, the apple orchard, house and storage areas east of Waynita Way are currently closed for safety reasons.

Please follow any additional signage posted in the park.


Park Naming Process

Thank you to everyone who submitted park name suggestions!  At the April 3, 2018 council meeting, City Council requested an expanded and enhanced naming process. 

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