East Lake Sammamish Trail is Officially Open!


The E.L.S.T. is open people. You may again ride from the north end all the way in to Issaquah. Thanks for your patience during construction and now please enjoy a weekend ride on the east side of the lake. Keeping in mind of course that everything south of Inglewood Hill is still soft surface, BUT…

Walk the East Lake Samm Trail with KC Parks


Join us on the trail! King County Parks is holding a series of informational meetings along the East Lake Sammamish Trail that focus on design and planning for the next portion of the trail slated for development, the South Sammamish Segment A, which goes from SE 33rd St southward to SE 43rd Way. We’re in…

2013: These are a few of our favorite things…


Whew, 2013 was a big year for us here at King County Parks. We turned 75, got some serious love from King County voters, and rocked out at shows at Marymoor and Tolt. Here are our 5 favorite stories from this past year. An outpouring of support from King County voters, who overwhelmingly approved the…

Summer construction: We’re at work so you can play!


For most people in these here parts, summer means long days and cramming in more outdoor activities than you can shake a stick at. For us at King County Parks, summer has another meaning: construction! With such a short spell of hot, dry weather, we know that we’ve got to pack in as much activity…