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Are you looking for a site for your wedding? How about a ballfield for your community game, a pool for a birthday party, a picnic shelter for your family reunion, or a large open field for a corporate event? King County Parks has what you're looking for!

We've got more than 80 ballfields, multiple scenic overlooks, a paved event and activity area, a recreational pool, 25 picnic shelters, an outdoor concert venue, and three historic buildings available for rent.

2017 Facility Rental Fees


Regional Scheduling Office
(all facilities except for Marymoor Park)
Tel: 206-477-6150
Email: regional.scheduling@kingcounty.gov

Marymoor Scheduling Office
Tel: 206-477-7275
Email: marymoorpark@kingcounty.gov

Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
Recreational Pool and Banquet Hall
Tel: 206-477-4444
Toll free 1-855-952-9970
Email: banquethall@kingcounty.gov

We have more than 80 ballfields that ready for a variety of sports, like soccer, baseball and softball, football, lacrosse, and cricket. For detailed information on each field, including numbers to call for rainouts, scheduling information, fees, and other rules, be sure to read through the Field Scheduling Booklet.

Field List

2017 Athletic Field Scheduling

2017 Field Lighting Schedule

Tolt MacDonald Park and Campground is just 40 minutes from downtown Seattle and a short drive from Redmond in the town of Carnation. The 574-acre park is a true recreation destination at the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Tolt Rivers and features stunning views of the river and Cascade Foothills. And don't forget your mountain bike! There are miles of trails on the Ames Lake Plateau that can be reached from the park.

Campground and Trail map (22 MB pdf)

Tolt-MacDonald Park
31020 Northeast 40th Street
Carnation, WA


Start here to book your camping online now

or call 206-477-6149.

  • Camping is available by reservation only, with at least one week notice.
  • All sites can be reserved up to one year in advance.
  • Two night minimum required.
  • The maximum stay at the campground is seven days.

Alcohol is prohibited.


Camping Options

Camping Container
Stay in in this innovative, eco-friendly shelter that was upcycled from a surplus shipping container and retrofitted with sustainable and recycled materials throughout the design. Inside amenities include radiant heating, LED lighting, a table/bench set and cupboard for food supplies (sorry, no cooking inside the container). The container is ideal for families, as it sleeps up to four with a double/single futon bunk and a futon cot-sized chair/bed. A picnic table and fire pit sit just outside along with a deck around the container. The camping container is located on the west side of the park across the Snoqualmie River. This site is walk-in only and requires crossing the park's 500-foot suspension bridge (wagons are available from campground host).

Yurt Camping
There are six yurts at Tolt, which come furnished with two double/single bunk beds, night stand, heat, electricity, deck, picnic table and fire ring. Two yurts have wheelchair accessibility. Each yurt sleeps up to six people. All yurts are located on the west side of the park across the Snoqualmie River. These sites are walk-in only and require crossing the park's 500-foot suspension bridge (wagons are available from campground host).
What's a yurt?

RV Camping
Tolt has 16 individual, pull-through utility campsites (water and electrical only), each with a picnic table and fire ring.

Tent Camping
There are 22 individual tent sites, including two that feature a three-sided shelter. Each site includes a picnic table and fire ring. Eleven of the sites, including the two three-sided shelters, are located on west side of the park across the Snoqualmie River. These sites are walk-in only and require crossing the park's 500-foot suspension bridge (wagons are available from campground host).

Group Camping
The park features one large and one small group campsite. Both campsites are walk-in only and require crossing the Snoqualmie River on the park's 500-foot suspension bridge (wagons are available from campground host).

Large Site
Includes a large covered shelter, picnic tables, and raised fire pit. Accommodates multiple tents and up to 60 people.

Small Site
Includes A-frame covered amphitheatre with two fire pits at each end and picnic tables. Accommodates multiple tents and up to 40 people.

The benefits of growing your own vegetables go beyond a healthy meal. Gardening is a great stress reducer, provides exercise and helps stretch a family’s food budget. It is also great for building community, preserving green space (especially in urban areas), and beautifying neighborhoods.

In April 2011, the King County Council adopted legislation establishing an effort to connect community groups, food security organizations, and gardening enthusiasts to King County-owned lands that have the potential to be used for community gardening.

There are currently several community gardens on King County-owned lands, including three gardens in our parks: Marymoor, White Center Heights and North Green River Parks. Plots are available at the North Green River site (Kent). Please print and fill out our form to apply or visit the park to see for yourself.

For information on the community garden at Marymoor Park, visit the Marymoor Community Garden Association website. The garden at White Center Heights Park is administered by the White Center Food Bank.

Questions?

Contact Anne Oneha, Customer Service Specialist


North Green River Park - Community Garden Plots

Use Agreement

Garden Rules

Driving directions


Documents

Community Garden Implementation Plan (adopted April 2011) (pdf)

Inventory of Potential Sites on KC-owned Property (pdf)

King County Parks offers several indoor spaces that are perfect for birthday parties, family gatherings, or business meetings.


Preston Community Center
Built in 1938 as part of the Works Progress Administration, this river-rock faced, historic log building features an expansive multi-purpose room with a raised stage, a separate meeting room for food service, a full-service kitchen, two fireplaces, tables and chairs for 125 people, and an upstairs room with a private restroom. A small park surrounds the center and features a peeled-log Amish gazebo and a court with several outdoor table/chairs sets. This is a beautiful setting for indoor or outdoor events and is offered at a reasonable price. In 2008, the Preston Community Center was added to Washington State's Heritage Register.

Click here to see a 360 degree view of the great hall.

Photo gallery

Capacity: 125 max.



The Banquet Hall at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatics Center
The Banquet Hall at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way opened in 1997 to support Aquatic Center events, including national championships and Olympic trials. The Banquet Hall is available for weddings, parties and other public and private events. Rental options range from meeting rooms to the entire Banquet Hall. Tables and chairs are included in the rental price. Audio visual equipment is available for an additional cost.

Photo gallery

Capacity: 245 banquet-style, 400 theater-style.

Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
Recreational Pool and Banquet Hall

Tel: 
206-477-3309 reservation line.
Toll free 
1-855-952-9970



Recreation and Event Area at Marymoor Park

Centrally located within Marymoor Park with ample parking, the Recreation and Event Area is a large, flat, paved area that is used for a varieties of activities from hosting Cirque du Soleil to learning to ride a bicycle. Large tents for private events can be accommodated at the event sponsor's expense.

TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center
Built through a unique partnership between the Technology Access Foundation and King County Parks, the Bethaday Community Learning Space (BCLS) is a hidden gem situated in Lakewood Park in White Center. Bethaday provides an affordable space for conferences, meetings, parties, special events and wedding receptions in a beautiful park setting. BCLS offers a well-designed multipurpose room, classrooms and meeting spaces. Audiovisual equipment is available for use at an additional cost. Visit http://bethaday.techaccess.org/ for further information.

Brightwater Center
Located in the heart of wine country in Woodinville, the sustainably-built Brightwater Center features multi-purpose meeting areas for community groups, conferences, weddings and other special events. The Center is surrounded by more than 70 acres of natural areas with ponds, wetlands and walking trails. It has a large meeting space that accommodates up to 260 people and can be broken down into three smaller meeting rooms. Amenities include an exhibit hall, kitchen facilities, private dressing room, fireplace, and ample parking. Visit kingcounty.gov/brightwatercenter for more information.

Click here to book your Brightwater event.



Other Venues
Pool
Picnic Shelters


Regional Scheduling Office
(all shelters except for Marymoor)
Tel: 206-477-6150
regional.scheduling@kingcounty.gov

Marymoor Park Office
Tel: 206-477-7275
marymoorpark@kingcounty.gov

 

 

 

We offer several sizes of shelters with different seating and standing capacities. Reservations are required to guarantee usage. Electricity, sinks, running water, and barbecue grills are available in certain shelters.

Start here to book your picnic shelter online now

or call 206-477-6150.

  • Groups of 35 or more are required to book a picnic shelter per King County Code Chapter 7.12.030 Rules for Use of Facilities.
  • Shelters are rented in blocks of time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Weekend rates apply to Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
  • Additional fees may apply depending on the size and needs of each event.

Picnic Shelter Options

Tolt-MacDonald Barn Shelter

Renovated in 1995, this charming historic Dutch Colonial barn serves as a picnic shelter popular for corporate or family events and outdoor weddings. Adjacent to parking and service drop-off areas, it is an easily accessible location for large gatherings. The open meadow next to the barn is perfect for tossing a frisbee, pick-up sports games or even additional outdoor seating. Learn more about Tolt-MacDonald Park.

PICNIC SHELTERS

Category A
Big Finn Hill Shelter
Cottage Lake Shelter #1
Cottage Lake Shelter #2
Cougar Mountain Shelter #1
Cougar Mountain Shelter #2
Dockton Park Shelter
Five Mile Shelter #1
Island Center Forest Shelter
Marymoor Shelters
Velodrome Shelter
Petrovitsky Shelter
Tolt MacDonald Barn Shelter
Tolt MacDonald Bridge Shelter
White Center Heights Shelter

Category B
Cottage Lake Picnic Area
Cougar Mountain Picnic Area
Five Mile Shelter #2
Five Mile Shelter #3
Gary Grant Park Shelter
Lakewood Shelters
Ravensdale Shelter
South King County Ballfields Shelter #1
Steve Cox Memorial Park Shelter

Category C
Lake Geneva Open Area
Marymoor Picnic Area A
Marymoor Picnic Area B
Skyway Park Picnic Area
South King County Ballfields Shelter #2

Looking for a special venue for your special day? King County Parks is home to beautiful indoor spaces and outdoor locales. From charming historical buildings to romantic outdoor pergolas, find a location in our parks that truly defines you.


Indoor Options

Preston Community Center
Built in 1938 as part of the Works Progress Administration, the Preston Community Center is located outside of Issaquah, just off of I90. The river-rock-faced, historical log building features an expansive multi-purpose room with a raised stage, a separate meeting room for food service, a full-service kitchen, two fireplaces, tables and chairs for 125 people, and a “bride ready” room with a private restroom upstairs. A small park surrounds the center and features a peeled-log Amish gazebo and a “wedding court” with several outdoor table/chairs sets. This is a beautiful setting provides both indoor or outdoor event options and is available at a reasonable price. In 2008, the Preston Community Center was added to Washington State's Heritage Register.

Click here for a 360 degree view of the great hall.

Photo gallery

Site Information

Capacity: 125 max.

8625 310th Ave SE
Preston, WA

Banquet Hall at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
The Banquet Hall at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way opened in 1997 to support Aquatic Center events, including national swimming and diving championships and Olympic trials. The Banquet Hall is available for weddings, parties and meetings. Rental options range from meeting rooms to the entire Banquet Hall. Tables and chairs are included in the rental price. Audio visual equipment is available for an additional cost.

Photo gallery

Capacity: 245 max.

Brightwater Center
Located in the heart of wine country in Woodinville, the sustainably-built Brightwater Center features multi-purpose meeting areas for community groups, conferences, weddings and other special events. The Center is surrounded by more than 70 acres of natural areas with ponds, wetlands and walking trails. It has a large meeting space that accommodates up to 260 people and can be broken down into three smaller meeting rooms. Amenities include an exhibit hall, kitchen facilities, private dressing room, fireplace, and ample parking. Visit kingcounty.gov/brightwatercenter for more information.

Bethaday Community Learning Space
The Bethaday Community Learning Space at Dick Thurnau Memorial Park in White Center is managed by our community partner, Technology Access Foundation.


Outdoor Options

Tolt Bridge Shelter
Located at the Tolt-MacDonald Park & Campground in Carnation, this beautiful newly-renovated shelter is nestled next to the Snoqualmie River, on the west side of the park across the scenic 500-foot-long suspension bridge. The shelter features an open park-like feeling and has a beautiful knotty-pine ceiling and skylights. There is no vehicle access to the bridge shelter or any sites on the west side of the park. Near the shelter are several yurts that sleep six people each and have electricity and heat. We offer a wedding package that includes the Bridge Shelter all day the day of the wedding, four tent sites, two 3-sided camping shelters, all six yurts, the camping container (sleeps 4), and a fire pit area. You'll feel like you're out in the countryside even though the park is located a short drive from Redmond and the greater Seattle area. Note: the wedding package does not include campsites #34 and #35, the small group campsite, large group campsite or the amphitheater area.

Photo gallery

Capacity: 150 max

Cougar Mountain Wedding Overlook
This beautiful overlook of the Cascade Mountains features a small grassy meadow for up to 75 guests. A short walk from the parking area with a wide pathway designed specifically for wedding gowns, this beautiful area features a breathtaking view, nature at its best, and privacy for the wedding party. There is no vehicle access to the site.

View from overlook

Capacity: 75 max.

Harvey Manning Trailhead
18201 SE Cougar Mountain Dr
Bellevue, WA