Dockton Park: Dock Closure


Attention boaters! We’re sad to say that as of March 2019, the marina at Dockton Park on Maury Island is (mostly) closed until further notice. In order to protect public safety, King County Parks closed the floating piers, including the breakwater and finger piers, for all use. A small area of the main dock structure…

Marymoor South play area is OPEN!


I know it’s hard to believe, but Marymoor Park just got a little bit awesomer. We’re delighted to announce that the southern play area at Marymoor Park (located right outside of the concert venue) is now open! There’s equipment for littles and bigs alike and is a climbing kiddo’s dream: lots of things to go…

Steady, as she goes…


As detailed in this new report, we here at King County Parks are feeling like The Raconteurs: “Steady, as she goes…” We’re halfway through the 2014-2019 King County Parks, Trails, and Open Space Replacement Levy and happy to say we’re on track to meet our commitment to making “Your Big Backyard” that much more awesome….

Trail Spotlight: Green to Cedar Rivers


When completed, the Green to Cedar Rivers Trail will be an 11-mile-long trail that follows an abandoned railroad route, intersecting with the Cedar River Trail in the north and terminating along the Green River in the south, near Flaming Geyser State Park. Locals may know 3 miles of it as the Lake Wilderness Trail, because…

Trail Alert: Tokul Trestle now open on Snoqualmie Valley Trail


A three-mile-long stretch of the Snoqualmie Valley TrailĀ has been closed since September for major repairs to the historic Tokul Creek Trestle. We are happy to announce that the bridge is now open! While users are welcome to once again use this portion of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, keep in mind that while the bridge work…