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…

CHOMP! is less than a month away!


Enjoy a full day of activities at CHOMP!, King County’s celebration of local farming, food, and sustainability, on Saturday, Aug. 18 at King County’s Marymoor Park. Join King County Parks as we celebrate all that is fresh, delicious, local, and sustainable at CHOMP!  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 in the Willowmoor Farm area of…

Closure on East Lake Sammamish Trail


Short Segment of East Lake Sammamish Trail to close July 30th for 30 days for construction King County Parks and the City of Sammamish are taking immediate action to protect and restore the kokanee salmon population and will replace three culverts on Zackuse Creek this summer. The new culverts will provide access to over a…

Tukwila Opens New Ped Bridge


Tukwila elected officials, along with representatives from county, state, and federal agencies gathered this morning under cloudy skies to witness the official opening of the Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge is a portion of a three part unveiling that included a King County Parks Mobility Connection project along Baker Blvd, the new Hotel Interurban/Airmark Apartment…