King County Parks and Recreation. This agency manages many of the parks outside city limits. 201 S. Jackson, Suite 700, Downtown, Seattle, Washington, 98104. 206/477–4527; www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/parks.aspx.
Seattle Parks and Recreation Department. To find out whether an in-town park baseball diamond or tennis court is available, contact the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, which is responsible for most of the parks, piers, beaches, playgrounds, and courts within city limits. The department issues permits for events, arranges reservations for facilities, and staffs visitor centers and naturalist programs. 100 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, 98109. 206/684–4075; www.seattle.gov/parks.
Washington State Parks. The state manages several parks and campgrounds in greater Seattle. 1111 Israel Rd. S.W., Olympia, Washington, 98504-2650. 360/902–8844; 888/226–7688; www.parks.wa.gov.