This is HOT: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival


Get on the ball and line up your friends because tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. PT, for the hottest musical festival this summer will ever know.  With a vision for “a big neighborhood campout,” the organizers from Artist Home Presents are partnering with King County Parks to bring the freshly announced Timber!…

Sunset Magazine Hearts Parks


King County’s camping container has hit celebrity status as it graces a page within the October issue of Sunset magazine – on stands now! With a nod of recognition from a West Coast magazine that is widely followed for its curating taste of the best of the best places to eat, visit and play; we…

CAMPing in a box. It’s cargotastic!


YOU’RE INVITED to the unveiling of Parks’ camping cargo container before the 24-foot structure is delivered to its permanent address at Tolt MacDonald Park & Campground. The container will be parked at street level for public viewing in front of King Street Center on Second Ave South and open for tours of the eco-friendly interior design….

Camping container or “Box of Awesome?”


Camping container or “Box of Awesome”?, a photo by kingcountyparks on Flickr. The container is moving along (pics here). We paid a visit yesterday to discus with the project lead what we have left to do before our July unveil. Looking like some windows, a sliding door, interior framing and a paint job are all…

Little Footprint Big Forest cargo container


Little Footprint Big Forest cargo container, a photo by kingcountyparks on Flickr. It begins. Check out the Flickr feed to see the beginnings of our camping container. It wants to be called “ContainerTron – the Cozy Container”…or was it “AwesomeBox – Lord of the Glamp”? Whatever container. All I know is that when I look…