Concert Ticket Giveaway: Tycho


We’re giving away FOUR pairs (2 tickets each) of tickets to TYCHO at Marymoor Park on Tuesday evening, 6/27. Follow these simple steps to be entered: Answer this question: What is your favorite King County Park? Here’s a list of our parks for some inspiration. ***Hint: King County Parks is NOT Seattle Parks. Post your…

5 Top Summer Biking Destinations


With 175 miles of regional trails to choose from in King County, you can use this summer to explore areas of the county that you may not have known even existed. With so many places to choose, how do you even begin?! Here’s a list of our top 5 favorite biking destinations for your summer…

Concert Ticket Giveaway: Rebelution


We’re giving away THREE pairs (2 tickets each) of tickets to each night of the Rebelution Good Vibes Summer Tour at Marymoor Park on Saturday and Sunday evenings, 6/24 and 6/25. Follow these simple steps to be entered: Answer this question: What’s one King County park or trail that has got you “feeling alright” and…

Celebrating 10 years: 10 reasons we love White Center Heights Park


Throwback to the glory days of Buy U A Drank, Juicy Couture tracksuits, Paris Hilton and MySpace. Many remember 2007 with a certain fondness, including us here at King County Parks. For us, 2007 marks the year of the Starbucks’ Ultimate Park Makeover at White Center Heights Park. Starbucks issued us an unprecedented challenge (that…

Big Backyard 5K 2017 in photos


A Big Backyard thank you to everyone that attended, and huge shout out to Kaiser Permamente for their generosity. Everyone’s participation helps King County Parks stay clean, safe and open. You can find race results here. You can see the rest of the event’s photos over here.

Primitive Camping With A Waterfront View on Maury Island


King County Parks has partnered with Vashon Adventures to bring camping to Vashon-Maury Island. “Hike, bike or paddle in to your picturesque campsite at King County’s Maury Island Marine Park. Spend a night or more under the stars, listening to the waves lap on the beach and waking to Mount Rainier rising above the water….