Weekend of service


“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the holiday weekend our staff,…

@ Work: Windfall


The week’s storm has kept our crews on windfall patrol. This time of year always brings the pain. In the form of fallen trees in inconvenient areas. After major and minor windstorms, or heavy rain, our staff are quite busy removing the obstructions. In the mosaic below are photos posted to issues in SeeClickFix by…

Your Big Backyard is Getting Bigger


King County Parks had a busy year making good on the levy promise to bring 2,700 acres into the King County system by 2020. By the time 2019 rolls around, Parks will be on the lookout for a mere 500 more acres to reach the goal. As an added bonus, scooping up lands happens to…

Nature getting in the way of your parks?


Wind. Pfff. KC Parks staff ain’t skeered. Crews have been at windfall for days. We have trees down from Vashon to Enumclaw. Sammamish River Trail to Pinnacle Peak. We on it. Should you happen across any issues, we have not already addressed, please hit us up on SeeClickFix. It geolocates the location. You can post…

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…