Man putting at Maplewood Golf Course in Renton.


Natural backdrops and lively locales

The Cedar River neighborhood is a celebration of the Pacific Northwest’s great outdoors. With the tree-lined Cedar River running through it, the area is awash in Native American history and natural beauty, and a top spot for trail runners, bikers, strollers and wildlife watchers. 

There’s even more beneath its scenic surface. The neighborhood is home to a renowned performing arts center, one of the region’s top public golf courses and a water park that offers a wave of summer fun. With its attractions, experiences, and unique shops and eateries, the Cedar River neighborhood is an ideal holiday-shopping destination.  


River Rock Grill and Ale House at Maplewood Golf Course in Renton.

Local Gifts from Shops, Restaurants and Experiences in the 

Cedar River Neighborhood:

Note: as of November 16, 2020, indoor dining is prohibited. Please contact the business to confirm takeout availability before visiting. 

Burger Addict

One gift card might not be enough for a spot that takes burgers to another level. Whether you go all out with a Luxury Truffle Mushroom Burger, or keep it simple with the original Addict, it just takes one bite to be a fanatic. Don’t forget the tots.

Maplewood Golf Course

Consistently recognized as one of the best public golf courses in the region, this par-72 course offers year-round fun (and challenges). The fast greens, picturesque setting and heated, double-decker driving range get high marks from golfers of all levels.

Nuyen Nail Care & Spa

Give the gift of self-care and pampering this year. This popular salon provides a range of services, from facials and eyelash extensions to luxurious manis and pedis. Show your Seahawks spirit or opt for some holiday bling.


Elevate the sushi experience. This airy and inviting spot offers everything from traditional recipes to customized sushi rolls that celebrate the region. (Looking at you, Maple Valley.) And it all comes with some of friendliest service in town.

Mezcal Fresh

This restaurant and tequila bar serves mouthwatering Mexican dishes prepared to perfection. Tasty street tacos, mole-smothered chicken and house specialties like Cochinita Pibil, a 100-year-old Mayan pork recipe, are just a small sampling from the menu.

RiverRock Grill & Ale House

While the dining area is closed for winter, a gift card to this local fav at Maplewood Golf Course is sure to warm hearts. Serving northwest fare and house specialties, the patio and dining room provide the perfect, scenic setting in spring and summer. 

While You’re Here. Wander miles of tree-lined paths on the Cedar River Trail and explore the Ricardi Reach Natural Area, an urban oasis of forested wetlands. Play a while at the 23-acre Cedar River Park, adjacent to Renton Community Center and Carco Theatre, a popular performance venue for more than four decades.

Plan Your Trip

Stay the night to explore Renton and the greater Seattle area! View our hotel and lodging options.