Flowing Lake

Flowing Lake is located five miles northeast of the City of Snohomish. The lake is the middle of the "Three Lakes" chain that starts with Storm Lake and ends with Panther Lake. The lake covers 132.5 acres and has an average depth of 28 feet. The watershed, or the land area that drains to the lake, covers 640.2 acres. 

Recreational Opportunities

  • Boat Launch
  • Boating (Motorized)
  • Parking
  • Public Park
  • Restrooms/Sanicans
  • Swim Area (No Lifeguard)
  • Water Skiing
Flowing Lake is one of the few parks in Snohomish County that allows for motorized watercraft and water skiing.  Flowing Lake has two public access points with boat launches, as shown on the bathymetric maps below. Snohomish County's Flowing Park at Leckie's Beach is located on the north end of the lake and has campsites, cabins, a swimming beach, a boat launch with a fishing dock, an amphitheater and picnic locations. The Department of Fish and Wildlife also operates a boat launch on the southeast side of the lake.

See the Snohomish County Code Title 12 and the Parks and Recreation Boating Regulations for more information.

Fishing Information

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) maintains informational pages for each lake in Washington that include: fish stocking schedules, fishing prospect calendars, and boat launch information.

Connect with Your Lake Community

Flowing Lake Ski Association promotes water safety and knowledge of the lake. You can connect with the lake community through their website or by looking for a Flowing Lake community group on NextDoor or Facebook.

Lake Health and Additional Resources

As part of Snohomish County's Lake Management Program, County staff and volunteer lake monitors have been tracking the health of Flowing Lake since 1992. 

Health Report Card

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In Depth Health Report

In Depth Lake Health Report

​For more historical information on Flowing Lake please refer to the 2003 State of the Lakes Report.
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View maps of Flowing Lake and the surrounding area, including the location of public access sites.

Watershed Map
Area that drains to the lake

Bathymetry Map
Depth contours of the lake

Aerial Bathymetry Map
Depth contours of the lake with satellite images
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