Show us your favorite trail – and win!


Need a reason to get out and explore Your Big Backyard? Now, for the months of June and July, you can share photos on Instagram of your favorite places and win awesome prizes! Here’s our step-by-step guide: 1. Get outside! Visit any Regional Trail in King County (regional trails are the paved, wide trails like…

The First Ever Regional Trails System Map Cover Photo Contest!


Share your best photo of the recreation activities you enjoy on the regional trails system (RTS) in King County, and it could wind up as the cover on the official RTS map. We know you’re doing fun things out there on the RTS, so show us what you got! In addition to winning the cover…

New Games Wanted:The CLIF Kid Backyard Game Contest


We heard about this cool contest from our friends at CLIF Kid and we just had to share because it’s such a smart idea for helping kids return to outdoor play. The 3rd Annual Backyard Game of the Year is a nationwide contest that invites kids ages 6-12 to create original backyard game ideas for…

Boo! Halloween swim and haunted tunnel is brewing…


The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and that means the next unofficial holiday on the books is Halloween. It’s a day of tricks, treats and spooktacular traditions that kids look forward to all year and adults use as the perfect excuse to channel their inner Lady Gaga or 1980’s Teen Wolf. This year, Halloween…

Think you’re an expert on ‘glamping’?


Enter to win a spot on our Little Footprint, Big Forest judges’ panel We want to hear from you! One lucky King County Parks fan will have the opportunity to join our all-star judges’ panel and help us select the winning design for the Little Footprint, Big Forest cargo container camping shelter contest. All you…