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,…

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….

Congrats to our Green Globe winners!


On this fine Earth Day, we here at King County Parks like to start off our favorite tree-hugging day with a little celebratin’.  This morning, we joined other King County types at the Olympic Sculpture Park for the 2013 Green Globe Awards, given every two years by King County to celebrate the green, earth-loving contributions…

Engage in Parks


With the promise of better weather just around the corner and a wealth of fun events, activities and amenities awaiting, King County Parks encourages everyone to “Engage in Parks” this April. There are several ways to get active and support King County Parks – Your Big Backyard. For more information and links to, visit the…