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Lake Wilderness Park
22500 SE 248th Street

Park Rules [PDF]

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Amenities: Children's play area with play structures, walking paths, 2 tennis courts, baseball field, boat launch (combustible engines prohibited), fishing, picnic tables and barbecues, and restrooms. 

Fishing at Lake Wilderness Park is permitted from dawn to dusk and the boat launch will be made available for use by 6:00 a.m. each morning. Please refer to the Washington State Fish & Wildlife website for information about permits required for fishing in Lake Wilderness.

Boat Rentals & Concessions:
The City of Maple Valley will offer boat rentals during the summer months. For more information please click here.
Gaffney's Grove Disc Golf Course: NEW! Under development in 2016.  A non-profit is forming to maintain this course in partnership with the city Parks Department.  Located on the Peninsula Property within Lake Wilderness Park, this course will be free to the public for participation promoting healthy outdoor recreation to youth, adults and families.
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For additional information on Lake Wilderness Park, including, rental information, park rules, and driving directions click here.
Take-A-Break Park
21849 SE Wax Road
Park Rules [PDF]

Amenities: children's play area with play structures, walking path, and a picnic table.

Skate Park
22010 SE 248th Street
Near the Maple Valley Community Center

Local/Regional Recreation Sites

Green to Cedar Rivers Trail/Cedar River TrailCedar River Trail

The Cedar River Trail, owned and maintained King County, follows an old railroad right-of-way from downtown Renton to King County's Landsburg Park, alongside the scenic Cedar River. A branch of the trail, Green to Cedar Rivers Trail, connects with the City's Lake Wilderness Park and continues to Four Corners. Please visit King County's website for further information.

Also, for more information on the City of Black Diamond our neighbors to the south, parks resources please visit their Parks web page.

Lake Wilderness Arboretum
22520 SE 248th Street
Lake Wilderness Arboretum
The 40-acre Arboretum is adjacent to Lake Wilderness Park is maintained by volunteers under the direction of the Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation (LWAF). For more information regarding the Lake Wilderness Arboretum click here.