#OptOutside on the Cedar River Trail


Every Friday for the next three weeks we will be providing ideas for how YOU can  #OptOutside in King County. Instead of rushing for the deal and bargains on Black Friday, go enjoy the beauty of the PNW! Opting Outside doesn’t necessarily mean you have to summit Rainier or hike the Enchantments – there are options…

Busy Week for our Backcountry Trails Crew


Last week, our Backcountry Trails Crew (BCTC) did WORK. Here’s a little recap of some of the projects they completed to provide sustainable trails that are accessible year-round in King County. A small but mighty team, the multifaceted BCTC services all corners of King County. Here’s what they did in just one week so I’m…

#OptOutside at the Marymoor Dog Park


Every Friday for the next three weeks we will be providing ideas for how YOU can  #OptOutside in King County. Instead of rushing for the deal and bargains on Black Friday, go enjoy the beauty of the PNW! Opting Outside doesn’t necessarily mean you have to summit Rainier or hike the Enchantments – there are options…

2017 Halloween Carnival in the WC


The White Center Teen Program put together a killer Halloween Carnival this year. Thanks to all the teen volunteers we were able to keep the ghouls contained. For more pics visit our Flickr feed. And remember – There is only Zuul.

Going beyond carbon neutral: new solar panels installed in our parks


In the fall of 2016, DNRP announced it achieved carbon neutrality a year ahead of schedule by removing or reducing more GHG emissions than its operations create. But we didn’t stop there! For the past year we have continued to make changes in our department with a green mindset. Recently, two of our parks became…

2017 Haunted Pool Party


Ghoul ball. Haunted tunnel. Costume contest. GIANT TURTLE (we assume it’s not alive). Come scare/join us this Friday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. Unless you’re scared. And that’s okay. It’s okay to be scared. Nothing wrong with that. Schedule of events are below. Bring your containment unit. We might have some class 4…