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Martha Lake


Map - Martha Lake

County Code Title 12

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  1. Picnic Shelters
  2. Picnic Tables
  3. Playground
  4. Restrooms/Sanicans
  5. Wetland Boardwalk


This popular, 6-acre park offers a precious natural setting within the heart of a fast-growing urban area. The park includes a fishing dock, boardwalks through wetlands and three reservable picnic shelters. An elaborate playground is located near the parking area. The permanent restroom is winterized and closed November-March.

Pack it in - Pack it out!

Trash cans have been removed or significantly reduced at this park. Please plan accordingly. To learn more about this program, please visit our Pack it in - Pack it out page.

Park History

Before Martha Lake County Park was developed, it was known and operated under private ownership as "Martha Lake Resort." The previous owners of the property hoped to develop condominiums or a business park on the property. Community groups organized and requested that the property be developed into a regional park. After the owner's development plans proved to be infeasible by the county, the wishes of the community groups were realized and Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Division began the process for park acquisition and development. The project was strongly supported by the Martha Lake Community Club and local lake residents.


Driving Directions

  1. From I-5 take the 164th SW exit
  2. Drive eastbound 3/4 mile to the light at Sixth Avenue West
  3. Turn left and follow Sixth Avenue West one block to East Shore Drive
  4. Turn left
  5. The park is on the right


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  1. Martha Lake Park Picnic Shelters

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