King County Land Conservation Initiative: 65,000 acres to sustain us

Half a million King County residents don’t have easy access to a park, trail or to green space. Think about that for a minute. View the Land Conservation Initiative Story Map In a county world-renowned for its amazing outdoor possibilities – its Cascade Mountains, mighty forestlands, lush farmlands providing local food, salmon-bearing streams and rivers, … More King County Land Conservation Initiative: 65,000 acres to sustain us

King County’s Eastside Rail Corridor trail work gains steam in 2016

In 2016, King County made significant progress on the 16 miles of new trail it’s contributing to the emerging Eastside Rail Corridor, which will connect communities from Renton to Woodinville with a world-class, uninterrupted multipurpose trail system. … More King County’s Eastside Rail Corridor trail work gains steam in 2016

King County celebrates 100 years of National Parks

At King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, we are huge fans of National Parks. Washington state has amazing National Parks. Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park are just two of the National Parks in our region you can visit fee free during National Parks’ 100th birthday celebration Aug. 25-28. … More King County celebrates 100 years of National Parks

Cine en el Parque celebrates diversity at one of King County’s most beloved parks

Families had a blast at King County’s second-annual Cine en el Parque in Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center on Aug. 6. The Spanish-language outdoor moving night was co-sponsored by White Center Community Development Association and King County Parks. Cine en el Parque was a special opportunity for us to welcome everybody to one of … More Cine en el Parque celebrates diversity at one of King County’s most beloved parks

Volunteer with King County Parks on MLK Day

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service in the community by volunteering. This MLK Day, we have two volunteer events happening in King County Parks, and we hope to see you there. Volunteers are an integral part of our parks, trails and open spaces, helping  maintain our stream corridors, forests and wetlands by … More Volunteer with King County Parks on MLK Day