The kids are alright


A couple classes from Carnation Elementary walked down to join the Snoqualmie Tribe, who just happened to be hosting a planting event today along the Tolt river. We were privileged to provide support, and weren’t alone. Turns out Mountains to Sound Greenway and King County’s Stewardship Partners are also big on that whole restoration/education thing….

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…

If Timber! tickets fall in the woods, do they make a noise?


Looking to experience the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival for free? Who isn’t, tickets are selling fast, so we thought we’d show you some love. Tell us what your favorite memory, or summertime activity is, in one of our parks. This means simply comment on this post (in whichever media you find it in). We will…

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…

We’re havin’ a party and everybody’s invited!


Turning seventy-five may inspire some people to gold-plate their Senior Citizen cards, but we here at King County Parks aren’t slowing down one bit! Instead, we’re throwing a bash, Parks-style, with trees, trails, and treats! Join us as we celebrate 75 years of parks, trails, open space and general awesometicity with a big she-bang on…

Got community service hours?


    Don’t put it off – get out and get ‘er done!  We’ve got the volunteer project for you.  Come and enjoy the fresh air while planting trees at the beautiful Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation.  This Saturday, October 16th, we have a planting event from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  Volunteers are needed to help improve…