Trail maintenance brought to you by REI


REI joined us for some trail maintenance at Green River Natural/O’ Grady. This site gets a lot of equestrian use, so they kept the trail wide, trimmed low hanging branches and worked on drainage. Large group of people, so they managed to get quite a bit done. Thank you much REI, your help is always appreciated.

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…

1 down, 999,999 to go!


Today, King County Executive Dow Constantine launched the 1 Million Trees campaign, an ambitious project to plant one million trees across King County by 2020 to combat climate change, promote healthy forests, and make our communities healthier and more resilient for all residents, be they people, fish, birds, or orcas! In addition to kids from…

Volunteer with King County Parks this Sat., Nov. 7!


This Saturday, we have FOUR volunteer events happening in King County Parks and we want to see you there! Volunteers are an integral part of our parks system as they help maintain out stream corridors and urban forests by planting native trees and shrubs to improve the area’s  wildlife and water quality. It’s a fun…