The Snohomish County Parks & Recreation Division has over 12,000 acres, spread out over 120 park properties with 34 miles of fresh and saltwater shorelines. We are the largest land steward in the county and our parks, trails and open spaces contribute to the clean water, clean air, healthy forests and the great beaches our residents and visitors enjoy.
6705 Puget Park DriveSnohomish, WA 98296
WSU Snohomish County Extension programs connect the people and communities of Snohomish County with the knowledge base of Washington State University to promote quality of life and advance economic well-being through fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.
The Parks Capital Planning section is responsible for the coordination, research and administration of comprehensive long-range planning projects; planning, design, and construction administration of capital projects on park properties; administration of programs such as Conservation Futures, parks archiving, and monitoring of interlocal agreements; and administrative support of several boards.
14405 179th Avenue SEMonroe, WA 98272
Have you ever wondered who takes care of our 12,000 acres and 121 park properties? Our amazing maintenance and operations crews work hard to keep our parks and trails clean, safe and open for you to enjoy year-round. The maintenance staff performs a variety of tasks from operating heavy machinery, electrical work, skilled carpentry, plantings, mowing, repairs, building benches and picnic tables, removing tree hazards, maintaining ball fields and everything in between!
Located in Monroe, Washington Since 1949, the 193-acre Evergreen State Fairgrounds is home to the Evergreen State Fair which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Fairgrounds include several permanent facilities which are used year-round for Northwest horse shows, trade shows, swap meets, auto races and more. The Gary D. Weikel Events Center (a 36,000 square foot multi-purpose building); the Evergreen Speedway with its paved oval track, is the only NASCAR venue in Washington and has a 7,000-seat covered grandstand; a clear-span sporting arena that can seat 4,000, two RV areas with dump stations, and a variety of other permanent exhibition facilities.
Park Operations protects environmental resources, educates the public about the benefits of healthy sustainable parks, encourages stewardship and partnerships, and provides the public with a safe outdoor experience. The operations team consists of the park ranger program, the volunteer program, ball field operations, and the events program.