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Recreation

Parks, outdoor activities and other recreational opportunities in King County

Boating in King County, Washington

This page provides resources for people looking to get outside on the water such as boat ramps and fishing information, boating regulations, river access points and closures, and safety tips.

King County lakes

King County river recreation known hazards
Find river closures and find out how to report them for rivers in King County, Washington.

Snoqualmie River safety video
Tips for safety, good stewardship and recreational enjoyment out on the river.

Public boating and fishing access along the Cedar River
Look up put-in and take-out points along the Cedar River east of Renton.

Cedar River Recreation Study
Report describing the primary boating and floating areas along the Cedar River and characterization of the floating experience for recreational users.

Water safety
We live in an area surrounded by water, giving many opportunities for exciting water activities, but...

Large wood in King County rivers
Learn about logjams and other river hazards, and about the habitat value of large wood in rivers and how it's managed.

Boat licensing
Find out how to license your boat in King County.

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News and announcements

June 28, 2013
King County Sheriff orders temporary closure of portion of the Cedar River
Hazardous logs and construction prompts closure of two mile-stretch between Cedar Grove Road SE and SE Jones Road

June 27, 2013
Hot weather, cold water a recipe for danger on King County rivers, lakes