Salmon are Returning to Piper’s Creek in Carkeek Park

Fall is here, and salmon are returning to Piper’s Creek and Venema Creek in Carkeek Park.  And the leaf color at the park is at its peak this week.

Piper’s Creek annual salmon watching events:

Dates: Weekends November 4 to December 3, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Sunday, November 19 with special activities, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Carkeek Park, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Seattle
Contact: For information, email

salmon in Venema Creek (Carkeek Park)See hundreds of returning chum and coho make their way into Piper’s Creek atCarkeek Park throughout November and December. On weekends during the return, Salmon Stewards greet guests by the creek to explain the salmon’s life cycle, habitat, and human influence on both.

Confirm and report salmon sightings, and interact with community members on Facebook or

Welcome the Salmon Home to Piper’s Creek
Sunday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Carkeek Park, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Seattle 98177

All ages are invited for activities to welcome the salmon home. Celebrate with hot drinks, music, good food, and activities throughout the park. Volunteer Salmon Stewards will be on hand to answer questions.

Sponsored by:The Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project (CWCAP), Seattle Public Utilitiesand Seattle Parks’ Environmental Learning Centers.

For more details call 206-733-9697, email, or visit Facebook: or

Bus Routes:

Metro Bus Route 28 or RapidRide D Line are the closest to Carkeek.

Related Carkeek events:


Salmon SEEson map – Salmon SEEson calendar

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