Trail Alert: Everywhere


Please do not be alarmed if you come across this rad motorcycle on one of your favorite trails. Details about its purpose are below. *Should you come across this, please notify us immediately and know that crying in public is ok. Mobile mapping vehicle on Regional Trails through 8/25 King County Parks has authorized Transmap…

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…

Issues? We Hear You


A partnership between Parks and SeeClickFix, a leading digital communications system company, lets park and trail visitors be our eyes and ears on the ground, identifying issues or requesting repairs, using locational, descriptive, and photographic information. We are piloting this tool over the next several months with the goal of streamlining incoming service requests and…

Snowsures, or Snow Closures…


Currently we have Duthie Hill and Preston park closed due to snow. Will keep you updated on Twitter and Facebook as reports come in. Or to share super-sweet snow selfies. #snelfies

Owl-ert: Maplewood Park


Not a drill people. We have reports of 4+ owl attacks at Maplewood Park. The neighboring high school’s gym class has been targeted. This may sound like something from Teen Wolf or Twilight, but make no mistake – owls have talons and your heads are fleshy. State Wildlife have been notified.  In the meantime, thank…