How they built the bridge: Teamwork at Tolt-MacDonald Park, 1976


This is the last in a series of blog posts celebrating American Archives Month 2016, using King County records to highlight the history of King County parks. For more, see “Athletes with Disabilities: King County Parks as a Recreation Pioneer,” “From Coal to the Cold War: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park’s Former Nike Missile Sites,” and…

Timber! Just Days Away


Have your tickets? If so, what are you hitting up first – the river, a hike, mountain biking with REI, kayaking, bubble football, mustache waxing? Don’t really matter, whatever you choose it all coalesces into one crazy-awesome experience. Don’t believe? Check it. Video never lies.

The kids are alright


A couple classes from Carnation Elementary walked down to join the Snoqualmie Tribe, who just happened to be hosting a planting event today along the Tolt river. We were privileged to provide support, and weren’t alone. Turns out Mountains to Sound Greenway and King County’s Stewardship Partners are also big on that whole restoration/education thing….

If Timber! tickets fall in the woods, do they make a noise?


Looking to experience the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival for free? Who isn’t, tickets are selling fast, so we thought we’d show you some love. Tell us what your favorite memory, or summertime activity is, in one of our parks. This means simply comment on this post (in whichever media you find it in). We will…