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Flowing Lake Park & Campground at Leckie's Beach

Documents

Flowing Lake map

Flowing Lake Diagram

Boating and Waterskiing Regulations

Brochure - Flowing Lake (PDF)

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Features

  1. Amphitheater
  2. Boat Launch
  3. Cabins
  4. Campsites
  5. Picnic Tables
  6. Playground
  7. Restrooms/Sanicans
  8. Wading Area (No Lifeguard)

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Description

Flowing Lake Regional Park, also known as Leckie's Beach, is an immensely popular park that offers a variety of recreational activities. The day-use area provides access to the beach and amenities which include a boat launch, fishing dock, playground, picnic tables, picnic shelters and an amphitheater. For those that wish to stay a little longer, the park includes a campground with a mix of cabins and campsites and a heated restroom with showers. A nature trail encompasses a portion of the campground for those seeking a little solitude.


Park History

Snohomish County purchased the property in 1968 from the Leckie family, who had operated Leckie's Resort on the site between 1925 and 1960. The original resort offered a beautiful shallow water swimming beach, a dock, a small store, rental boats, canoes, tent camping and a few very rustic cabins. Development of the county park began in the early 1970s.
 
In the 1940s, the Leckies planted eight fir trees near the beach creating the "wedding circle" as a spot for their daughter's wedding ceremony.  As it turned out, she did not get married in the circle, but their grandson Gary Leckie did in 2008.

In 2014, funding through a Conservation Futures grant enabled the purchase of additional land, which expanded the park from 38 acres to nearly 195 acres.


Camping

The campground at Flowing Lake Park is one of seven in the Snohomish County Parks campground system. The four cozy cabins are open year-round and the 48 spacious campsites are open March-November. The campground includes partial utility (water/power), drive-up non-utility, and hike-in non-utility sites. All sites can be booked online or through the call center (M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at 425-388-6600) up to 270 days in advance. Reservations are strongly recommended mid to late summer. Drop-in camping is allowed for un-reserved sites and the first night can be purchased at the park entrance fee machine.  See our Cabins and Camping pages for more details, or check availability and make online reservations.  


Parking

All vehicles in the day-use parking lot must display a parking permit. Please note the following:

  • Day-of and annual passes for parking and boat launching can be purchased at the entrance fee machine. Annual passes may also be purchased online or by phone (M-F, 8:30 am-4:30 pm) at 425-388-6600
  • Take care when making a fee machine selection. The fee machine also accepts payment for campsites
  • The fee machine does not take cash (credit/debit only)
  • Parking is limited and space is not guaranteed. Early arrival and carpooling on hot days are highly recommended.
  • If you are camping, parking and boat launch fees for one vehicle are included in the camping fee 
  • We honor only the Washington State Disabled Veteran Lifetime Pass which entitles a visitor to free parking at our fee-use parks (Flowing Lake, Kayak Point and Wenberg). No other passes are accepted.


Boat Launch

In an effort to limit the number of boats on the lake, the boat launch closes once all trailer stalls are filled. When the trailer parking is full, boats may launch only when a stall opens up.


Driving Directions

Take the Snohomish-Wenatchee exit off I-5 onto US Hwy 2 in Everett. At milepost 10, turn left onto 100th St. Southeast (Westwick Road). Just past the French Creek Grange, the road bears sharply to the left (north) and becomes 171st Ave. SE. Continue on 171st Ave SE to 48th St. SE. Turn right onto 48th St SE. Park entrance is at the end of the road.


Winterization

November-March each year, the campground is winterized and closed. 

What is closed Nov-March:

  • Campground (running water/electricity)
  • Day-use area portable restroom

What is open Nov-March:

  • Cabins (with electricity/running water)
  • Campground bathroom (for cabin renters only)
  • Campground shower (for cabin renters only) 
  • Cabin area portable restroom



Subfacilities

  1. Cabin Camping

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  2. Flowing Lake Amphitheater

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  3. Flowing Lake Park Shelters

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