Spring into Earth Month with a good cleaning


It’s getting sunny and I’m getting antsy to put some miles under my bike tires. This winter hasn’t been the most productive or pleasant for bike commuting, and I’m a little embarrassed to report I had a personal low and logged the fewest miles ever. But spring is here! Earth Day is April 22, and…

Marymoor Park: Festival of Colors


Last weekend Festival of Color put on a great free event at Marymoor. Here it is in pictures. If you’d like to see more visit our Flickr feed.

Trail Update: Foothills


Regional trails connect people and places and provide access to views, green spaces, and experiences that both calm the mind and invigorate the senses. One great example of this is the Foothills Trail, which goes through both King and Pierce Counties. Once completed, the Foothills Trail will be a 21-mile-long, paved, non-motorized path for biking,…

Hold the phone! Thanks to a partnership with Forterra, a 155-acre Enumclaw foothills property will now be preserved.


  King County Parks partnered with local land conservation and sustainability nonprofitĀ Forterra to permanently preserve 155 acres of forestland for public use just east of Enumclaw. Featuring healthy forests, large meadows and a small lake, the land is home to black bear, cougar, bobcat, plus numerous bird species and other wildlife. The property recently served…

Bikes and gear and golf, oh my!


Like bikes? I mean, do you really like bikes? Well then don’t miss the annual Seattle Bike Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center this weekend, Mach 3-4. Featuring the best of biking and outdoors with more than 75 exhibitors, a stand out line-up of speakers & presenters, and the lowest prices of the year on…