Pints for Parks: Reminder


The darkest, dreariest days of December are upon us. Short of a trip to the Tropics, we have the perfect antidote to winter’s palette gray tones: Take refuge in the Noble Fir in Ballard, where every pint of delicious beer sold from 6:30 p.m. to closing tonight benefits King County Parks. Just how delicious, you…

Parks’ Store is your personal shopper


C’mon in. Have a look. Tell you what. If you don’t find a pic of the park, trail or open space you are looking for, have a look at our Flickr feed, and find one that does suit you. We’ll make it into a card. Yeah. We’re that accommodating.

Parks swag for your bag


    This shirt right here not only has the ability to make you instantly awesome, it will also give you wicked awesome karma. Yes karma, because all proceeds from Parks swag supports King County Parks – Your Big Backyard. And for those of you especially devoted to a certain bike park we also have…

Positive reinforcement…


We might be a government agency, but we aren’t a faceless government agency. You see us when you are in the parks or on the trails. We pass you on the trail and smile after hours of back-breaking trail maintenance, or prepping a ball field in between games during your child’s tournament. We are out…

Sunset snapshot: Marymoor’s Pet Garden


If you’re a regular visitor to Marymoor’s 40-acre off-leash dog area, you’ve probably strolled the Pet Memorial Garden, which can be entered from the off-leash area, near the community garden. (See the Marymoor Park map for exact location.) The first of its kind in the region, the Pet Memorial Garden is a special place dedicated…