Interurban Trail

Interurban Trail
The Interurban Trail is a 12-foot wide regional bicycle and pedestrian trail. It is a hard-surfaced, non-motorized trail located in the Public Utility District #1 (Pacific Northwest Traction) right-of-way. The trail begins in North Seattle and continues north through Shoreline, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, unincorporated Snohomish County, and Everett. Lynnwood’s portion of the trail is 3.8 miles long and is mostly separated from motorized traffic. Parking is available at South Lynnwood Park and at the Lynnwood Transit Center.


A planning study to identify Trail improvements was launched in 2015 with a new Interurban Trail Master Plan for Improvements adopted in 2018. The master plan identifies the character of the Trail by segment and offers opportunities for improvements including the recently completed 40th Ave W trailhead plaza. The master plan focuses on landscaping and amenities to create a safe and comfortable environment will be created to better serve the community and economic health. Neighbors and businesses bordering the trail interested in sponsoring a small capital improvement on the trail, contact Sarah Olson

Be aware that many constructions projects - current and future - will have impacts and planned closures to segments of the trail in Lynnwood. To learn more about project locations and construction schedules, check out this project map. Be sure to recheck as future projects will be added or sign up for eNews for updates and plan ahead your detour options.

The Interurban Trail follows the route once used by the electric Interurban Railway that ran between Seattle and Everett from 1910 to 1939. Soon after Highway 99 was built, the interurban was abandoned in favor of travel by bus and automobile. Puget Power converted the Interurban corridor to a power line corridor and titled segments to Seattle City Light and Snohomish County Public Utility District #1. In the mid-90s, cities along the corridor between Seattle and Everett began developing portions of the Interurban Trail for non-motorized commuter and recreational use. Car No. 55, one of the six original electric cars that traveled between Seattle and Everett, has been renovated and is now on display at Heritage Park. 


212th Street Southwest to 177th Street Southwest, Lynnwood 98036  View Map

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