Notes from the field: Day of Caring Wrap-up


Today’s guest plogger is Charlie Wakenshaw from our Volunteer Program Last Friday, Sept 13, was United Way Day of Caring, a day we look forward to all year because it brings members of our community together to lend support for the public lands we all share. In partnership with the United Way of King County,…

“We Didn’t Start the Fire…”


One of our beloved parks, Tanner Landing in North Bend, faced the fire this last weekend and won. Thanks to the help of some neighbors, and of course the most awesome Eastside Fire and their volunteers. Here’s what it looks like on a good day.    Here’s what it looked like this weekend.      This…

Microsoft – Intern Day of Caring


Microsoft was kind enough to loan their interns, and they were out in force in King County Parks yesterday. Parksmonkey made it around to document their work at Tanner Landing, Redmond Ridge and along the Burke-Gilman Trail. Enjoy, and for more photos hit up our Flickr feed.  

Random photo post: Three Forks Natural Area and…uh…everything


Believe it or not a healthy chunk of our 26,000 acres is here. This is above Snoqualmie Falls, looking east. Pictured from left to right. Three Forks Natural Area, Tanner Landing, Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Area, Tollgate Farm and Boxley Creek. Enjoy.  

Tanner Landing: Snow-pocalypse


A very concerned micro-snowman. Photo provided by a King County Parks’ Ambassador that braved the snow-pocalypse, and lived to share this photo.