Winter Weather Safety


With winter weather kicking up in the Puget Sound region, King County Parks urges all trail visitors to practice safety when venturing out on any of our trails, both our paved regional trails and backcountry trails. Windy days can bring falling tree branches and other debris that can block a trail. When walking or hiking,…

What do you think of Your Big Backyard?


Do you use Marymoor Park, Cougar Mountain or our 175 miles of Regional Trails? Let us know what you think by taking our Parks and Trails User Survey! As part of our commitment to improving visitor experience, King County Parks is looking for visitor opinions – what’s great about King County’s parks, trails, and natural…

Why Trails?


Tell us about regional trails: Do you use them? If not, why not? What do you like about them? How could they be better? We want to hear about your experience on our regional trails – take this four-minute survey to help us understand how we can improve regional trails in the future. Regional trails…

Start walking for health and well-being


by Maureen Hoffmann, WABI Burien President Small steps. That’s all it takes to start a walking program toward greater health and a sense of well-being. For just the cost of comfortable walking shoes and a little time, you can go for a walk, get the kinks out, clear the cobwebs, change your outlook and have…