Weekend activity: play Disc Golf at Dick Thurnau Park


Dick Thurnau Park (formally known as Lakewood Park) has one of the most popular Disc Golf courses in the Puget Sound. Located in White Center, Disc Golf is an accessible and affordable game. Pack a lunch and bring the whole family to enjoy the day! How does one play Disc Golf? According to the Professional…

Weekend activity: Explore Tolt MacDonald Park


At less than one hour from Seattle, Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation is a true recreation destination. The 574-acre park sits at the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Tolt Rivers in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley and features stunning views of the Snoqualmie River and local farmland. Here are some activities to explore: Check out the suspension…

Fitness Challenge – Volunteer at a King County Park


Volunteering at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, a photo by kingcountyparks on Flickr.   Parks  cube-dwellers, torn from the comfort of their monitors, and forced into honest labor. Planted vegetation around the shelter. Plants courtsey of the King County Greenhouse. It’s a great way to get fit and give back.  Check out our calendar and find a volunteer opporutnity…

Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park re-opened


Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, a photo by kingcountyparks on Flickr. Thank you to all of the hard working volunteers! Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park is re-opened.

Fitness Challenge Alert!


Storm damage at Duthie Hill and Tolt MacDonald Park close some high intensity challenges Douggie the Douglas Squirrel was starting to get a bit of cabin fever after snowmageddon so we decided to head out to Tolt MacDonald Park for a Fitness Challenge hike.   As we were heading up the high-intensity hike we were stopped by a giant tree…

Did that squirrel just take my sign?!?


Welcome, Fitness Challenge participants and curious onlookers. In the coming months, The Plog, along with King County Parks’ Facebook page will be your go-to location for updates about the King County Parks Fitness Challenge, a fun way for King County employees to fulfill the Healthy Incentives program and go for gold. Today is the first day to…