Lake Stickney

Lake Stickney is located between Interstate 5 and Highway 99 at the south edge of Everett. The lake is 25.0 acres in size and has a maximum depth of 34 feet. Lake Stickney’s watershed, or the land area that drains into the lake, is mostly developed and is very large. It covers 2410.8 acres. There is a wetland bordering the Southern third of the lake and the remainder of the shoreline is primarily residential.

Recreational Opportunities

  • Boat Launch
  • Boating (No gasoline-powered motors)
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Public Park
  • Restrooms/Sanicans
There is a public boat launch on the north shore of the lake as shown on the bathymetric maps below. Internal combustion motors are not allowed on Lake Stickney- see 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

The Lake Stickney Community Club fosters communication among neighbors and serve as a meeting place where community interests can be discussed. You can connect with the lake community through their website or by searching for a Lake Stickney 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 Lake Stickney since 1993. 

Health Report Card

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In Depth Health Report

In Depth Lake Health Report

​For more historical information on Lake Stickney please refer to the 2003 State of the Lakes Report.
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View maps of Lake Stickney 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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