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Lake Sammamish State Park

2000 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027-8918
+1 425-455-7010
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Fun-loving place to enjoy watersports

In the summertime, this is a happening spot, as there are so many water sports to enjoy. My... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very nice for bbq and kids

The park is a very good place for bbq as the bbq stations are scattered everywhere. Alots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This park has something for everyone, from bikers to hikers and to fishermen.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat launch” (7 reviews)
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2000 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027-8918
+1 425-455-7010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the summertime, this is a happening spot, as there are so many water sports to enjoy. My favorite is a kayak ride with friends, as it's quiet, cool and refreshing, while taking in the natural beauty of the Pacific NW.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park is a very good place for bbq as the bbq stations are scattered everywhere. Alots of parking spaces. Very larege sand area on the beach, and large kids playing area. You need diacover pass.

Thank Anas J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A beautiful beach with large picnic areas and trails that allow people of all ages to have a place to explore, relax and take in the beauty of this park. There are no direct shaded areas so if its a super sunny day bring a...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Large picnic areas that are awesome for picnics or birthday gatherings. decent swim area and lots of trails. You do need a state park discovery pass in order to visit.

Thank yardranger
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Could not find a clean area to put the picnic blanket down. Too bad because the location is good. Has a nice playgrounds and a couple of swimming beaches. But, simply said the goose faces are a turn-off.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a state park so a discovery pass is required. The sand area for the kids is perfect. Flat, a lot of water line. The sea weed does tend to build up along the shore though so you do kind of have to kick...More

Thank Autumn B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This fairly attractive body of water is usually empty of sailboats, swimmers or happy crowds. Cold, black water and the history of Ted Bundy( murdered a local girl here) does not help. Go to the San Juan islands for lakes.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Natures beauty peaceful surrounding lots of greenery boating pleasure personal boat you can take as you go north side from west coast of USA beauty increases and nature attracts you

Thank MKSil
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is a beautiful waterfront location. Can do many water related sports. Lack of shady places. Sand is little rough. Overall, it is a good place to have family events and fun under the sun, on the water. Wonderful place to do BBQ or picnic...More

Thank C L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place is ideal for young kids! There A huge playground area for kids 2-6. There is giant beach of course sand. And the water tends to be less choppy than other parts of the lake. On the downside there was no lifeguards on duty...More

Thank mathmagican
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Jerome S
29 July 2017|
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Response from lizzielovestravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy a discover pass as you enter the park. There is limited staffing in the winter so I'm not sure of the protocol then. Enjoy Welcome to Wa State
Brian W
29 January 2016|
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Response from Skipper3436 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Washington State Parks webpage. There are links and phone numbers you can call. I recommend you do this early as the park fills up with reservations for birthdays and family outings.