Uplifting Youth Through Sports Mentorship


This post is the first in a series featuring grantees of the King County Parks Youth and Amateur Sports Grants program. A great coach can make a huge difference in a young person’s life. Up2Us Sports and Seattle Parks and Recreation are working to train quality sports coaches so they can inspire and positively impact Seattle…

Be a trail champion!


Basic trail etiquette reminders are out on the trail, along with King County Sheriffs!

Local food, music and fun at CHOMP!


CHOMP! returns to King County’s Marymoor Park on Saturday, Aug. 17, showcasing local food, green living workshops and activities for the whole family – and it’s FREE to attend. Music performers this year include legendary soul singer Mavis Staples, The Black Tones, Caspar Babypants, and more! Join us as we celebrate all that is fresh,…

Your summer event line-up is here!


Sun is out, school is out…now what? Don’t worry, at King County Parks, we’ve got you covered with a great summer line-up of events happening in our parks for the whole family to enjoy. So, grab your calendar and fill it up with all the fun! Big Backyard MoviesBring your low-backed chairs, blankets and snacks,…

Foothills Trail Groundbreaking


Friends and supporters fo the Foothills Trail gather to celebrate the start of another mile between Enumclaw and Buckley.

Celebrating Our Partner Soccer Without Borders on World Refugee Day


June 20th is World Refugee Day, a global day to celebrate, recognize and honor contributions made by displaced people across the world.  According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), today, an unprecedented 68.5 million people around the world have been forced from homes, including over half of who are under the age…