Parks in King County

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Parks in King County
Abstract:
Public parks within King County. City parks and other agency parks may not be complete.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20060314, Parks in King County: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.541901
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.063427
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.787136
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.135862

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/park.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 16-Feb-2020
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    maint.PARKS.Park_Area_xml
    (Source: ESRI)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape
    Feature Geometry (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features

    KC_FAC_FID
    The unique id for each site from Parks PSAFI database.

    Range of values
    Minimum:2252
    Maximum:5391
    Resolution:1

    KCPARKFID
    The spatial id for each site.

    Range of values
    Minimum:2221101
    Maximum:13260401
    Resolution:1

    SITENAME
    The name of the site.

    SITETYPE
    The type of the site.

    ValueDefinition
    Park SiteA collection of facilities used for public recreation, providing that the primary facility is not a trail or pool as defined by Trail Site or Pool Site.
    Shop SiteA collection of facilities centered on a maintenance shop, where the primary use of the site is park maintenance, public use is not encouraged or is not allowed, also implying that the shop facility is not part of a larger Park Site.
    Trail Site RegionalA site generally centered on a regional trail (ROW) used for public recreation.

    OWNER
    The name of the owner agency.

    ValueDefinition
    City Of AlgonaCity Of Algona
    City of AuburnCity of Auburn
    City of BellevueCity of Bellevue
    City of Black DiamondCity of Black Diamond
    City of BothellCity of Bothell
    City of BurienCity of Burien
    City of CarnationCity of Carnation
    City of Clyde HillCity of Clyde Hill
    City of CovingtonCity of Covington
    City of Des MoinesCity of Des Moines
    City of DuvallCity of Duvall
    City of EnumclawCity of Enumclaw
    City of Federal WayCity of Federal Way
    City of Hunts PointCity of Hunts Point
    City of IssaquahCity of Issaquah
    City of KenmoreCity of Kenmore
    City of KentCity of Kent
    City of KirklandCity of Kirkland
    City of Lake Forest ParkCity of Lake Forest Park
    City of Maple ValleyCity of Maple Valley
    City of MedinaCity of Medina
    City of Mercer IslandCity of Mercer Island
    City of MiltonCity of Milton
    City of NewcastleCity of Newcastle
    City of Normandy ParkCity of Normandy Park
    City of North BendCity of North Bend
    City Of PacificCity Of Pacific
    City of RedmondCity of Redmond
    City of RentonCity of Renton
    City of SammamishCity of Sammamish
    City of SeaTacCity of SeaTac
    City of SeattleCity of Seattle
    City of ShorelineCity of Shoreline
    City of SkykomishCity of Skykomish
    City of SnoqualmieCity of Snoqualmie
    City of TukwilaCity of Tukwila
    City of WoodinvilleCity of Woodinville
    City of Yarrow PointCity of Yarrow Point
    Dept. of Natural ResourcesDept. of Natural Resources
    Dept. of TransportationDept. of Transportation
    Kent School DistrictKent School District
    King County Parks and RecreationKing County Parks and Recreation
    Other FederalOther Federal
    Other King CountyOther King County
    Other School DistrictOther School District
    Other Utility DistrictOther Utility District
    Si View Metropolitan Park DistrictSi View Metropolitan Park District
    US Forest ServiceUS Forest Service
    Vashon PRSDVashon PRSD
    Washington State DNRWashington State DNR
    Washington State ParksWashington State Parks

    OWNERTYPE
    The type of the owner agency.

    ValueDefinition
    CityCity
    CountyCounty
    FederalFederal
    King County ParksKing County Parks
    Other GovernmentOther Government
    Park DistrictPark District
    School DistrictSchool District
    StateState

    MANAGER
    The name of the manager agency.

    ValueDefinition
    City Of AlgonaCity Of Algona
    City of AuburnCity of Auburn
    City of BellevueCity of Bellevue
    City of Black DiamondCity of Black Diamond
    City of BothellCity of Bothell
    City of BurienCity of Burien
    City of CarnationCity of Carnation
    City of Clyde HillCity of Clyde Hill
    City of CovingtonCity of Covington
    City of Des MoinesCity of Des Moines
    City of DuvallCity of Duvall
    City of EnumclawCity of Enumclaw
    City of Federal WayCity of Federal Way
    City of Hunts PointCity of Hunts Point
    City of IssaquahCity of Issaquah
    City of KenmoreCity of Kenmore
    City of KentCity of Kent
    City of KirklandCity of Kirkland
    City of Lake Forest ParkCity of Lake Forest Park
    City of Maple ValleyCity of Maple Valley
    City of MedinaCity of Medina
    City of Mercer IslandCity of Mercer Island
    City of MiltonCity of Milton
    City of NewcastleCity of Newcastle
    City of Normandy ParkCity of Normandy Park
    City of North BendCity of North Bend
    City Of PacificCity Of Pacific
    City of RedmondCity of Redmond
    City of RentonCity of Renton
    City of SammamishCity of Sammamish
    City of SeaTacCity of SeaTac
    City of SeattleCity of Seattle
    City of ShorelineCity of Shoreline
    City of SkykomishCity of Skykomish
    City of SnoqualmieCity of Snoqualmie
    City of TukwilaCity of Tukwila
    City of WoodinvilleCity of Woodinville
    City of Yarrow PointCity of Yarrow Point
    Cultural Resources DivisionCultural Resources Division
    Finn Hill PRDFinn Hill PRD
    King County Parks and RecreationKing County Parks and Recreation
    Other FederalOther Federal
    Other King CountyOther King County
    Other Utility DistrictOther Utility District
    Si View Metropolitan Park DistrictSi View Metropolitan Park District
    US Forest ServiceUS Forest Service
    Vashon PRSDVashon PRSD
    Washington State DNRWashington State DNR
    Washington State ParksWashington State Parks

    MANAGETYPE
    The type of the manager agency.

    ValueDefinition
    CityCity
    CountyCounty
    FederalFederal
    King County ParksKing County Parks
    Other GovernmentOther Government
    Park DistrictPark District
    StateState

    MAINTD_BY
    The name of the maintenance agency.

    ValueDefinition
    City Of AlgonaCity Of Algona
    City of AuburnCity of Auburn
    City of BellevueCity of Bellevue
    City of Black DiamondCity of Black Diamond
    City of BothellCity of Bothell
    City of BurienCity of Burien
    City of CarnationCity of Carnation
    City of Clyde HillCity of Clyde Hill
    City of CovingtonCity of Covington
    City of Des MoinesCity of Des Moines
    City of DuvallCity of Duvall
    City of EnumclawCity of Enumclaw
    City of Federal WayCity of Federal Way
    City of Hunts PointCity of Hunts Point
    City of IssaquahCity of Issaquah
    City of KenmoreCity of Kenmore
    City of KentCity of Kent
    City of KirklandCity of Kirkland
    City of Lake Forest ParkCity of Lake Forest Park
    City of Maple ValleyCity of Maple Valley
    City of MedinaCity of Medina
    City of Mercer IslandCity of Mercer Island
    City of MiltonCity of Milton
    City of NewcastleCity of Newcastle
    City of Normandy ParkCity of Normandy Park
    City of North BendCity of North Bend
    City Of PacificCity Of Pacific
    City of RedmondCity of Redmond
    City of RentonCity of Renton
    City of SammamishCity of Sammamish
    City of SeaTacCity of SeaTac
    City of SeattleCity of Seattle
    City of ShorelineCity of Shoreline
    City of SkykomishCity of Skykomish
    City of SnoqualmieCity of Snoqualmie
    City of TukwilaCity of Tukwila
    City of WoodinvilleCity of Woodinville
    City of Yarrow PointCity of Yarrow Point
    Cultural Resources DivisionCultural Resources Division
    Finn Hill PRDFinn Hill PRD
    King County Parks and RecreationKing County Parks and Recreation
    Other FederalOther Federal
    Other King CountyOther King County
    Other Utility DistrictOther Utility District
    Si View Metropolitan Park DistrictSi View Metropolitan Park District
    US Forest ServiceUS Forest Service
    Vashon PRSDVashon PRSD
    Washington State DNRWashington State DNR
    Washington State ParksWashington State Parks

    MAINTTYPE
    The type of the maintenance agency.

    ValueDefinition
    CityCity
    CountyCounty
    FederalFederal
    King County ParksKing County Parks
    Other GovernmentOther Government
    Park DistrictPark District
    StateState

    SHAPE.STArea()

    SHAPE.STLength()


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks
    Attn: Gavin Gray
    GIS Analyst
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-477-4416 (voice)
    firstname.lastname@kingcounty.gov


Why was the data set created?

Public parks within King County. City parks and other agency parks may not be complete.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-477-4421111 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/recreatn/shapes/polygon/park.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 09-Jul-2020
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks
Attn: Gavin Gray
GIS Analyst
201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
Seattle, WA 98104
US

206-477-4416 (voice)
firstname.lastname@kingcounty.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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