You are here! New trail kiosks


Anyone that has been out on King County Parks’ Regional Trails System has probably run into one of our cool kiosks. Blue-roofed and four-sided, these kiosks hold information about some of our more popular regional trails, a full trail map of the entire network, and now – a smaller detail map showing you where you…

Steady, as she goes…


As detailed in this new report, we here at King County Parks are feeling like The Raconteurs: “Steady, as she goes…” We’re halfway through the 2014-2019 King County Parks, Trails, and Open Space Replacement Levy and happy to say we’re on track to meet our commitment to making “Your Big Backyard” that much more awesome….

Photos: Paving the Lake to Sound Trail


We’re beginning to pave Segment B on the Lake to Sound Trail! The 1.45-mile paved multiuse path (regional trail) will eventually connect the cities of Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac, Burien and Des Moines. There’s still plenty of work to be done but we’re already getting excited for the finished product. Special thanks to the crews for…

If You See Something…


Say something. Yes, we are appropriating that. The weather has gone all “current elections” on us today, so please let us know if you see any hazards out their in your King County Parks, and do be careful. 

Trail Alert: Snoqualmie Valley Trail


Major repairs are needed to the historic Tokul Creek Trestle – the stunning, century-old wooden structure that once carried railroad cars and now serves as part of King County Parks’ Snoqualmie Valley Trail. The work is expected to begin Sept. 15 and last into spring of 2016. During this time, a three-mile-long stretch of the…