This page was last updated on October 25, 2021.
As has always been the case with COVID-19, conditions are evolving, as is guidance and policies from our local, state, and national public health officials.
- King County mask guidance
- Where to get a COVID-19 vaccination in King County
- King County vaccine verification requirements for recreation venues
- King County Executive Order vaccination requirement for contractors and volunteers
Our parks, trails, and recreation facilities are open, and many scheduled activities and events have resumed. However, select activities must operate in compliance with state and county public health orders:
- Volunteers participating in events on King County lands must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 per the Executive Order that went into effect on October 18, 2021.
- Read more about volunteer event vaccination status protocols.
- Volunteers must wear a mask when within 6 feet of other volunteers, staf, or park visitors not in their household.
Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
- Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter WKCAC.
- Visitors ages 5 and older must wear masks inside the facility.
- Here’s what to expect when visiting WKCAC.
- Read Public Health’s Frequently Asked Questions.
Outdoor large events and gatherings with 500 or more people*
- Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter the event.
- Visitors ages 5 and older must wear masks while attending the event.
*Check with specific event organizer for details.
Outdoor activities in crowded public places (where 6 feet distance can’t be maintained)
- Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear masks, whether or not they are vaccinated.
For more tips on how to recreate responsibly while enjoying the outdoors, visit recreateresponsibly.org.