King County Parks represented at Special Olympics 2018


  Rama ‘RJT’ Tall has been a King County employee since 1990 as a Parks Specialist with the Department of Natural Resources and Parks. He is also one of the employee athletes who represented the State of Washington during the Seattle- and King County-hosted 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. RJT competed on the soccer field….

2017 Halloween Carnival in the WC


The White Center Teen Program put together a killer Halloween Carnival this year. Thanks to all the teen volunteers we were able to keep the ghouls contained. For more pics visit our Flickr feed. And remember – There is only Zuul.

Grand Ridge: Water Tower Loop


Today we officially opened the Water Tower Loop on Grand Ridge. Brought to you by your friendly neighborhood REI, Washington Trails Association, and of course, your King County Parks. WTA has been with Grand Ridge for over a decade! They’ve helped us shape and maintain it, and thanks to generous donations from REI, they added mileage to…

White Center Teen Program: 25 years of burnt toast, ballin’ and being awesome.


This year, King County Parks’ White Center Teen Program (WCTP), which takes place at the “Log Cabin” (a.k.a. White Center Community Center) at Steve Cox Memorial Park, has been commemorating its silver anniversary (that’s 25 years, for you non-Hallmark card-types!) with lots of reminiscing and festivities and a serious tallying up of some impressive accomplishments….

King County’s CHOMP! 2016 in pictures


King County’s CHOMP! was had by all. Thank you to everyone who participated. We’ll see you next year. Want more CHOMP!tastic photos? Check out our Flickr feed!

Movies @ Marymoor: King County’s GoGreen Night 2016


Was the “GoGreeniest” night, EVER! Costumes. County. Food trucks. Bollywood dancing. Trivia and more County. Department of Natural Resources and Parks was out in force, educating, doling out swag and introducing Marta the River Otter to everyone.