Winter Weather Safety


With winter weather kicking up in the Puget Sound region, King County Parks urges all trail visitors to practice safety when venturing out on any of our trails, both our paved regional trails and backcountry trails. Windy days can bring falling tree branches and other debris that can block a trail. When walking or hiking,…

Why Trails?


Tell us about regional trails: Do you use them? If not, why not? What do you like about them? How could they be better? We want to hear about your experience on our regional trails – take this four-minute survey to help us understand how we can improve regional trails in the future. Regional trails…

Trail Update: Foothills


Regional trails connect people and places and provide access to views, green spaces, and experiences that both calm the mind and invigorate the senses. One great example of this is the Foothills Trail, which goes through both King and Pierce Counties. Once completed, the Foothills Trail will be a 21-mile-long, paved, non-motorized path for biking,…