Park Regulations

General Regulations

  • Alcohol strictly prohibited
  • Pets must be quiet and under control at all times
  • No empty trailers in campsites
  • Boat launch is closed when trailer spaces are full
  • Park hours are 7 a.m. til dusk
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Do not use hibachis and / or barbeques on table tops
  • Destroying, molesting, disturbing, or injuring property, vegetation, or animals is unlawful

Boating & Water Skiing Regulations

View boating and water skiing regulations in the activities section.


View camping rules.


Per Park Code 22.16.080, drones are not allowed in Snohomish County Parks. No person shall operate any radio/remote controlled or self propelled model airplane, glider, car, boat or any model rocket within a county park except in areas specifically designated by the parks division and posted for such use.

Metal Detectors

  • Metal detectors are allowed in County parks with certain guidelines:
  • No digging in grass turf areas
  • Enjoy your hobby without disturbing other park users, i.e. a busy beach
  • Please fill in your holes
  • Return valuables to the lost and found at our park headquarters.
  • Permits or Permission slips are not needed, however, Park Rangers do have the right to ask you not to use your detector in environmentally sensitive areas, campgrounds, or if they deem it inappropriate for use
  • Read more information about metal detectors.

Motor Vehicles

  • Speed limit is 5 mph (This is walking speed!).
  • Motor vehicles and Class 3 e-bikes may not drive on the trails.


  • For the enjoyment of all park visitors, loud speakers or stereo systems are prohibited
  • Campground quiet hours are 10 p.m. - 7 a.m.


  • Keep pets on an 8 feet leash and under control at all times.
  • For other swimmers or sunbathers’ comfort and health, pets are not permitted on the beaches or the swim areas.
  • Remember to scoop. You are responsible for removing all of your dog’s feces. Please carry equipment for removing waste with you.
  • No pets in Yurts, Yurt Villages, Kayak Kottage, or Cabins 1-3

Shelter Policies

View regulations about our shelters.

Rules are subject to change and additional rules may apply. To review an up to date, comprehensive list of rules, visit the Snohomish County Code page and reference Title 22 (Park Code) and Title 12 (Water Use). 

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