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Reservations
Regional Scheduling Office
Tel: 206-477-6150
E-mail:regional.scheduling@kingcounty.gov

Marymoor Reservations
Marymoor Park Office
Tel: 206-205-3661
E-mail:marymoorpark@kingcounty.gov

Aquatic Center Banquet Hall
King County Aquatic Center
Tel 206-477-4444
E-mail: banquethall@kingcounty.gov

For any other inquiries please contact Parks Info

Parks and Recreation Div.
201 S. Jackson St., # 700
Seattle, WA 98104
206-477-4527
TTY: 711

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CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF YOUR BIG BACKYARD

In 1938, the Board of King County commissioners passed Resolution No. 6725 establishing a Department of Public Works, Parks and Playgrounds with a budget of $32,120. Thus was born King County Parks, the first county parks system in the state, with 150 acres.

From that humble beginning, King County Parks now takes care of 200 parks, 175 miles of regional trails, and 26,000 acres of open space, as well as facilities like an internationally-known Olympic-level competition pool, a premiere mountain bike park, and the best off-leash dog area in the region.


King County residents love their parks and trails, and we invite you to join us throughout 2013, as we honor our first seven and half decades and get ready for the next 75 years of King County Parks!

Event Description

Date

75th Anniversary Kick-Off: Announcing the King County Parks Foundation, a new partnership with Laird Norton Wealth Management

April 9


King County
Green Globe Awards


April 22


King County Council proclamation recognizing 75 years of King County Parks

 April 29

 
National Trails Day in King County Parks' 180 miles of backcountry trails

 
June 1

 
King County Parks' 75th Anniversary Party / Volunteer Extravaganza at Tolt-MacDonald Park

 
July 20


Celebrate 75 years of the White Center Fieldhouse (a.k.a. Log Cabin)
 

 September 14


We'll be celebrating all year long - check back for updates!
"Connecting communities and families through the creation and stewardship of open spaces, recreation opportunities and trails for future generations improves the livability and attractiveness of our region today and for years to come."
-Robert Moser, President & CEO, Laird Norton Wealth Management
Learn about the King County Parks Foundation.

Read the press release.

Read the full color feature from the Puget Sound Business Journal.
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