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…

Still time to register! BBY5K is coming up on June 3


It’s that time of year again to lace up your sneakers for your favorite 5K! Our 9th annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente is right around the corner on Sunday, June 3 and there is still time to register. Individuals, kids, groups, and teams can sign-up online through June 1 and in-person on…

Three Ideas to Get Off the Couch and Get Outside on Thanksgiving Day


Finalizing your meal plan for Thanksgiving? Don’t forget to plan some premeal activities to work up your appetite! King County Parks offers 200 parks and 28,000 acres of open space for you to explore. Get off the couch and get outside to make that extra serving of mashed potatoes worth it. Here are our recommendations…

#OptOutside at the Marymoor Dog Park


Every Friday for the next three weeks we will be providing ideas for how YOU can  #OptOutside in King County. Instead of rushing for the deal and bargains on Black Friday, go enjoy the beauty of the PNW! Opting Outside doesn’t necessarily mean you have to summit Rainier or hike the Enchantments – there are options…