Dockton Forest Mountain Bike Park – Now Open


Great turnout. Great partners. Great community. Thank you Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, and Vashon Mountain Bike Association. To learn more about the partnership(s) that helped make this happen, see our press release. Follow this link if you’d like to see more photos.

Happy Earth Day!


We know you’re humble, but thanks for sustaining life. You are truly one of a kind (Not counting Earth 616. That place is a little unruly). Don’t let anyone change you. Stay cool. Have a rad summer.

Marymoor Park Concerts: Tycho Presale


Presale today! What better way too celebrate your April 20th, than by getting you and a friend some tickets to Tycho, Todd Terje & The Olsens, with special guest Jaga Jazzist? Starts at 10 a.m. goes until 10 p.m. Password: KINGCOUNTY Get ’em here.

See Something, Say Something. Issues, That Is


As your King County Parks staff, our job is to keep your parks clean, safe and open. It is part of our daily routine. That said, stuff happens. Daily, if not hourly, staff can be rerouted to deal with any number of issues. We, of course, handle anything we come across during our rounds, but…

2017 Green Globe awards: Honoring Our Partners


This morning, King County hosted the Green Globes, an awards ceremony honoring local businesses, cities, community groups and individuals for the work they’re doing to protect and improve our environment. We were delighted that several Parks partners were recognized for their dedication to our parks and open space. Recognized as Leader in Community Stewardship, the…

Behind the Trails


Learn about Shelly Bowman, one trail superhero helping to shape our region through advocacy.