Redmond Community Info –
Known for its abundant natural beauty, Redmond is a located east of Seattle on the SR 520 corridor and surrounded by lush evergreens and views of the Cascade Mountains. With 34 parks and 25+ miles of trails, and just a short ride away from the pass and great skiing, Redmond is a terrific place for outdoor enthusiasts to call home. Often Redmond is perceived as synonymous with the world-renowned company Microsoft headquartered there. The Redmond campus sits on 300+ acres with 14,000+ offices throughout its vast expanse of buildings. Check out this recent Seattle Times article about Redmond.
The busy Redmond Town Center in the heart of the downtown neighborhood, is an outdoor mall which houses a variety of stores, restaurants, entertainment venues and businesses. Overlake Village, a transit-oriented development, is one of Redmond’s newest happenings. Redmond’s Lake Washington School District is among the very best in the region. Marymoor Regional Park, managed by King County, is a 640 acre park with an abundance of play fields, mainly soccer fields, ball fields, and lighted tennis courts nestled in the valley to the north of Lake Sammamish. Marymoor is also a popular outdoor concert venue which hosts an annual summer concert series. It has a Velodrome bicycle track for organized racing and dog enthusiasts, and their canine companions, have a blast at the off-leash exercise area. Hikers enjoy the connecting paths which lead to the Sammamish River Trail and the Bridle Crest Trail.