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…

Parks Construction Alerts: Five Mile Lake and Cottage Lake parks


Five Mile Lake Park – Sport courts CLOSED for renovation (Update below) It’s time for a little love on our tennis and basketball courts at Five Mile Lake Park! Construction is starting this week to make these sport courts shiny and new! The project is expected to be completed by Memorial Day Weekend and upgrades…

Petrovitsky Park play area is re-open!


Your little ones can climb, spin, sway and wobble their way around Petrovitsky Park once again. Closed for safety repairs, the play area now features a thick layer of wood chips and meets national safety standards for play area flooring material. The wood chips are an interim measure until the play area is renovated in…

Happy horses heart our Taylor trails


Together with the Tahoma Chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington and Washington Trails Association, we sliced through the shiny blue ribbon and celebrated our brand spankin’ new trailhead at Taylor Mountain Forest. And it was already being put to good use by the 30 some horses and their humans and trucks and trailers! Funded…