Former Wayne Golf Course

Come Enjoy the Former Wayne Golf Course!

There are 89 acres of open space and trails to explore!  Enjoy passive activities such as walking, running, picnicking, bird-watching, legal fishing, biking, drop-in sports such as flag football, soccer, and the like. No organized events are allowed in the open space.

Please stay on the paths in the designated Salmon Habitat area (see map). 

Hours:The Former Wayne Golf Course 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 open space, 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.
Closed to the public:The clubhouse and house/storage areas east of Waynita Way are currently closed for safety reasons.

Please follow any additional signage posted in the open space area.

What's Happening in the Park These Days?

Map of Former Wayne Golf Course

Active Use Area - Four Acres on West Side

A  feasibility study and market analysis was just completed  to help determine the financial sustainability of building a destination amenity with a public use-component on the active use area. This effort is led by Jeanie Ashe, Economic Development Manager. Please reach out to her with any questions.  

We recently held a public information session to learn more. Information presented:

History of the Property and Acquisition 

The Bothell Historical Society has shared a few photographs. 

Former Wayne Golf Course Fact Sheet

Used with permission from the Bothell Historical Society. Please contact for copyright information.

Open Space Naming & Master Planning Process

Thank you to everyone who submitted name suggestions!  At the April 3, 2018 council meeting, City Council requested an expanded and enhanced naming process. No timeline has been set for a new park name.

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Deeds & Easements