Enjoy exploring Auburn’s beautiful trails on foot, by bike or on horseback. Check out some of our area’s top trails. The popular Interurban Trail parallels the Union Pacific Railroad and runs north to south through Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Algona and Pacific. It is approximately 17 miles long, with 4.5 miles running through Auburn. The trail can be accessed at Main Street and 15th Street SW, The Outlet Collection and 37th Street NW. The trail is the primary north and south route suitable for nonmotorized travel between valley communities. Roegner Park is home to the White River Trail, which extends along the White River to the Game Farm Wilderness Park for 2.25 miles. It has a wide asphalt path and a soft surface trail for horses. This area is particularly beautiful in the fall when hues of reds, oranges and yellows brighten the trail. The Lakeland Linear Trail starts at Evergreen Way along Lakeland Hills Way and connects with Sunset Park. At Sunset Park, there are several loops ranging from a half-mile to 1 mile in length. Trail lovers can also trek down Lake Tapps Parkway and walk along the asphalt trail connecting to Evergreen Way for 1.62 miles. For a complete list of trails for all levels of experience, visit www.trailink.com.
Auburn offers a variety of entertainment and attractions, including the Auburn Symphony Orchestra, Emerald Downs, the Neely Mansion, Pacific Ballroom Dance, White River Amphitheater, Muckleshoot Casino/Iron Horse Casino and White River Valley Museum.
AUBURN AVENUE THEATER
10 Auburn Ave. • Auburn, WA 98002, (253) 833-5678
A historic theater that boasts a tradition of live, quality performing arts, variety entertainment, children’s shows, dance and music, right in the heart of downtown Auburn.
AUBURN PERFORMing ARTS CENTER (APAC)
915 4th St. NE, Auburn, WA 98002, (253) 931-4827
Enjoy a wide array of comedy, music, dance and theater options showcasing talent at affordable prices compared to those of larger cities.
AUBURN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
P.O. Box 2186, Auburn, WA 98071
(253) 887-7777, www.auburnsymphony.org
In 1996, the symphony’s founding conductor and music director Stewart Kershaw assembled a talented group of regional musicians. The symphony has musicians and ensembles available to perform for schools and community groups. Its home is the Auburn Performing Arts Center in downtown. Chamber concerts are at Auburn’s St. Matthew Episcopal Church and at the historic Mary Olson Farm in the summer.
2300 Ron Crockett Dr., Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 288-7000, emeralddowns.com
LP Emerald Downs offers horseracing, the Washington Racing Hall of Fame, restaurants and group, corporate and custom events.
IRON HORSE CASINO
333 15th St. NE, Auburn, WA 98002
(253) 833-7100, www.ironhorsecasinos.com
The casino offers a variety of table games, tournaments, live entertainment and dining.
2117 Auburn Wy. S, Auburn, WA 98002
(253) 735-2404, www.muckleshootbingo.com
Everyone 18 years of age and older can play. With 21 live bingo sessions every week, running day and night seating for over 1,000, there’s plenty of room, and a wide variety of bingo packages to please players from beginner to advanced. Open 24 hours a day, with your choice of both smoking and non-smoking setting.
2402 Auburn Wy. S, Auburn, WA 98002
(800) 804-4944, www.muckleshootcasino.com
The biggest casino in the Pacific Northwest, where there are more than 3,100 games to play, and the most smoke-free gaming in the state, Muckleshoot Casino also provides eight delectable dining experiences, and free entertainment at Club Galaxy.
NEELY MANSION ASSOCIATION
12303 Auburn Black Diamond Rd., Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 833-9404, www.neelymansion.org
The volunteer, nonprofit historical society was incorporated in 1983 to restore the Neely Mansion. In 1985, it merged with the defunct Auburn Arts Council and took ownership of the Neely Mansion. The mansion is on the National Register for Historic Places and the Washington Register for Historic Sites, and is a designated King County Landmark. Summertime and special tours are available, and the mansion can be rented for events.
PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE
1604 15th St. SW, Ste. 109, Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 335-7569, www.pacificballroom.org
Offers ballroom dancing classes and dances for youth and adults.
31001 144th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042
(253) 639-5927, www.pacificraceways.com
Enjoy the sights and sounds in a world class race course set against the backdrop of beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery. Whether it’s watching drag racing, motocross, or seeing exotic or vintage cars, be close to the exhilarating action.
REGAL AUBURN STADIUM 17
1101 Outlet Collection Wy., Auburn, WA 98001
(844) 462-7342, www.regmovies.com
Enjoy current movie releases in a movie stadium with state of the art visual and sound systems. Located across from the Outlet Collection.
WHITE RIVER AMPHITHEATER
40601 Auburn Enumclaw Rd. SE, Auburn, WA 98092
(206) 802-3123, www.whiteriveramphitheater.org
The White River Amphitheater is an outdoor live music venue with a capacity of 20,000. It hosts tours and live acts throughout the summer.
WHITE RIVER VALLEY MUSEUM & MARY OLSON FARM
Museum: 918 H St. SE, Auburn, WA 98002
Farm: 28728 Green River Rd., Kent, WA 98030
(253) 288-7433, www.wrvmuseum.org
The museum’s mission is to preserve and share the history of the South King County area, known by pioneers as the White River Valley (Auburn, Kent, Algona and Pacific). The museum’s mission is expanding to include operation of the 67 acre, landmark Mary Olson Farm, which is a late 19th century farmstead east of the Green River. The museum offers permanent and temporary exhibits, exhibits for rent, educational events and programs and facility rental.