Trails as a path to health


Trails lead to more than a walk in the park. They help to create healthy people and healthy communities.

Ready, set, go BBY5K!


Our 8th annual family-friendly 5K run/walk is happening on Sunday, June 11 at Marymoor Park. Register today for the Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente and take advantage of our early bird registration. And now through March 31, for just $5 extra, you can receive the popular BBY5K zip-up hoodie thanks to our friends…

Steady, as she goes…


As detailed in this new report, we here at King County Parks are feeling like The Raconteurs: “Steady, as she goes…” We’re halfway through the 2014-2019 King County Parks, Trails, and Open Space Replacement Levy and happy to say we’re on track to meet our commitment to making “Your Big Backyard” that much more awesome….

Big Bend, Little Stroll


Big Bend Natural Area is a site most of us are probably unfamiliar with. It is located between the Cedar River Trail and the Cedar River, just downriver from the Landsburg Dam/Sockeye Hatchery. Take a quick jaunt down the Cedar River Trail to find this tucked away spot in one of the ā€œSā€ curves of…