Tollgate Farm Park Trail Benches – Installation in Spring 2018
Thanks to generous support of Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley, five new benches will be installed in Spring of 2018 along the one-mile loop at Tollgate Farm Park. This will allow more people to enjoy the beautiful park setting, exploring the soft surface trails further, with opportunities for rest and play breaks.
Community Bike Park at Torguson Athletic Complex – Opening Spring 2018
The City of North Bend and Si View Metropolitan Park District are collaborating on a park improvement project to bring an exciting new amenity to the Torguson Athletic Complex located in the heart of North Bend. A Community Bike Park, with tracks for all levels of riders will be constructed in the southwest portion of the Torguson complex. This project will also enhance the southwest entrance area with improved walking paths, seating areas and signage. This project is funded by King County Youth Sports Facilities Grant program, City of North Bend, Si View Metro Parks and community partners.
Torguson Park Restroom Improvements – Opening Spring 2018
The east restrooms near the playground and climbing wall area are getting a facelift with new siding, roof and additional storage area.
Tollgate Farm Park to Snoqualmie Valley Trail Connector – Construction in 2018
Safe walking/biking route connecting local trails to parks is in the permitting phase. The proposed connector trail eliminates the need to walk/bike on the shoulder of heavily traveled SR 202. It includes construction of an extension to the current boardwalk under SR 202, gravel trail, cattle fencing and a boardwalk connecting to the Snoqualmie Valley Trail north of Tollgate Farm.
Tollgate Farmhouse Interior Rehabilitation Project – Construction in 2019
Tollgate Farmhouse Interior will be rehabilitated for community use for educational programming and events. This project was awarded $270,000 in grant funding through the Washington State Heritage Capital Projects fund. The project is currently in the design phase with construction planned for 2019.
Torguson Park Outfield Improvements – Planned for 2019-2020
The outfields renovation at Torguson Park includes removal of the existing surface plant material from outfields; Rough grade the outfields to level and fill in low elevations; Make an irrigation plan for the outfield grass areas; Trench and install all mainline and lateral irrigation lines including valves, valve boxes, valve control wire, controller, and irrigation heads; Place on the outfields a minimum of four inches of fairway sand and obtain a final grade of half a percent draining away from the infields; and seed the new outfields.
Tollgate Farm Park Sports Fields Improvements – Planned for 2019
The District was recently awarded a $250,000 grant to renovate existing informal open space adjacent to the playground to natural grass multi-use fields designed for two full size cricket fields with alternate use as soccer fields suitable for both youth and adult use. This award came through the competitive Youth and Amateur Sports Grant program managed by King County Parks, which received 96 applications requesting $11 million with $3.6 million in available funding. The field renovation project is slated for late 2019.