Youth Job Fair: 3rd annual Peace N the ‘Hood, June 7


What do you get when you combine 30 employers and 10 resource providers at our historic Log Cabin (a.k.a. White Center Community Center) in Steve Cox Memorial Park? Jobs jobs jobs! The Peace N the ‘Hood job fair is an opportunity for youth ages 16 -24 years old to meet potential employers in person, get…

Bridging the Trail Gap Over I-405


King County’s regional trail network is a great way to beat the traffic and ride to work, but soon a new bridge on the Eastside Rail Corridor (ERC) will allow you to literally ride, walk, or run over the traffic. In early 2020, we will kick off a partnership with the Washington State Department of…

Celebrate 10 years of the BBY5K with us!


Spring is in full swing and that means one of our favorite family friendly events is coming up! The Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente is happening on Sunday, June 2 at King County’s Marymoor Park. And this year is a very special year as we are celebrating our 10th annual event, which has…

Another Planting Season in the Bag


  Three King County Parks programs are making great progress towards our county-wide goal to plant One Million Trees by 2020. King County Parks Volunteer and Restoration Program and our many community partners planted 41,076 conifers and 10,967 deciduous trees in 2018 for a whopping total of 52,043. Since the start of the 2019 planting season,…

705,840!


King County Parks enjoyed some quality time with County Executive Dow Constantine in Big Finn Hill Park today to celebrate progress toward the county’s admittedly audacious goal to plant One Million Trees by 2020. Together with 80 partnering organizations, we’ve planted 705,840 trees in King County. We are SO close! The Executive wholeheartedly encouraged anyone who…