Your Big Backyard is Getting Bigger


King County Parks had a busy year making good on the levy promise to bring 2,700 acres into the King County system by 2020. By the time 2019 rolls around, Parks will be on the lookout for a mere 500 more acres to reach the goal. As an added bonus, scooping up lands happens to…

Playground Construction Updates


South King County Playground construction is now complete at South County Ballfields Park and the playground has been open since September 17. King County Parks crews will began work on the Five Mile Lake playground on October 5. It is scheduled to be complete towards the end of December. The playground improvements are part of…

Transformation Tuesday: South County Ballfield playground is now open!


As of Thursday, Sept. 17 the South County Ballfield playground is now open. The project was completed a week ahead of schedule and within the budget at approximately $130,000. This is our first playground with rubber safety tile instead of wood chips. A huge thank you to everyone involved in the process. Check out the…