Friends of Marymoor Park


Marymoor Park is partially REOPENED

Dear Marymoor Park Visitor, 

As you might have heard, King County Parks announced that on Friday, May 8th, we will be re-opening our parks and trails, with some restrictions. This includes regional and backcountry trails, as well as fields, parking lots, trailheads, fishing access, docks, and the off-leash area at Marymoor Park. 

A detailed list of the status of park facilities will be updated on our blog at kingcountyparks.org/COVID and you can read the news release here

We are taking a phased approached to re-opening, which will depend on visitors practicing safe distancing and following public health guidelines. And we will continue to make informed decisions based upon the COVID-19 data and guidance from our public health experts. 

Facilities such as restrooms, play areas, sports courts, and picnic shelters, will remain closed. The campground at Tolt-MacDonald Park remains closed, as does the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, the Jim Ellis Preston Community Center, and the White Center Community Center. Organized activities and programs, such as team sports, race events, swimming lessons, volunteer work parties, and public gatherings remain suspended.  

We know that you and the members of your group are eager to enjoy the outdoors, exercise, and find respite in nature during these stressful and uncertain times. We urge you to “recreate responsibly” to keep each other safe and our parks and trails open. 

Recreating responsibly means things like: 

  • Keep your distance. Recreate with those in your household. Give others plenty of room and communicate who will step aside on the trail (trail etiquette gives hikers coming uphill the right of way). 

  • Stay local. Don’t stray too far from home when recreating and keep rural communities safe by minimizing stops and bringing all that you’ll need for your outing. 

  • Keep it moving. Use parks and trails for walking, running, riding, rolling, and passing through. 

  • Plan ahead. Be prepared to go somewhere else if your destination seems crowded. Add hand sanitizer and a mask or other face covering to your 10 Essentials. 

  • Play it safe. Keep your activities within your comfort and skill level to reduce the risk of injury and adding to the strain on our health care and emergency services. This includes not attending or hosting gatherings like cookouts or barbeques.  

  • Leave no trace. Take any garbage with you, including disposable face masks and gloves. 

You can report crowding, areas that need attention, or other issues using King County Parks’ reporting tool, SeeClickFix

We will post signs in our parks and along our trails and use our social media channels to remind people about recreating responsibly and ask that you carry these messages to your community. 

Wash your hands, be healthy, and thanks for your patience during this unprecedented time. 

Best, 

Norah Robinson
Customer Services Administrator
King County’s Marymoor Park
(206) 477-7378 (O)  (206) 255-1804 (M)
www.kingcounty.gov/parks

Marymoor Park is the largest active-use park in the King County Parks system.

It is located in Redmond, at the north end of Lake Sammamish, hugging the Sammamish River.

The Friends of Marymoor Park is a group of park users and neighbors of Marymoor Park who meet regularly
(fourth WEDNESDAY of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Art Barn northeast of Clise Mansion in the park)
to share information and help enhance and better utilize the facilities and programs within the park.

There are a tremendous number of activities going on at Marymoor Park, and several well-organized groups who offer programs and services within the park.  See the Members and Events pages.

To schedule an event at Marymoor Park:
Park Office: 206-477-7275
marymoorpark@kingcounty.gov

For more information, call (206) 296-0673 or email fomp@marymoor.org

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