#OptOutside in 28,000 Acres

Today is as good as any other to be outside. Yesterday should have given you plenty of motivation, as well as pie, and more than likely, regrets. Come on out and run, walk, hike or play out in Your Big Backyard. We don’t have to have awkward political conversations out here. #OptOutside

Friday – Avoid the #mallbrawl, #OptOutside with us

Our friends over at REI condensed our mantra into a hashtag. Words to live by. Also the hashtag that can spare you mall jail. You know. Yer all enjoying your pumpkin spice latte, with your 60 inch 4K TV on your shoulder, when some joker brushes past you and he’s got the gall to grab the last 3D-printing-self-replicating-housekeeping-drone…

Trail Spotlight: Cedar River Trail

I set out for the parking area off of SE Maple Valley Highway, right before the Auburn-Echo Lake Cutoff road — across from Foley’s Produce — this morning to a cool 64 degrees. Which makes for the best biking weather, in my humble opinion. My goal was to ride from there to the start of the Cedar River Trail…

Short Trips for a Long Weekend

Get out for a hike or bike ride this Labor Day weekend and visit one of King County’s 175-miles of our Regional Trails System.

Monday Motivation: Photos from the Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series

On Saturday, King County Parks set up an outreach booth at the Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series. The day was filled with inconsistent weather, mud splattered legs but an overwhelmingly positive energy. I am not a trail runner, nor have I ever been (I actually despise running) but after talking with so many passionate athletes,…