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Martha Lake

Documents

Map - Martha Lake

County Code Title 12

Other Link Parks Home Page

Features

  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Beach
  3. Disabled Parking
  4. Fishing
  5. Lake Access
  6. Parking
  7. Picnic Areas
  8. Picnic Shelters
  9. Picnic Tables
  10. Playground
  11. Restrooms/Sanicans
  12. Trails
  13. Wading Area (No Lifeguard)
  14. Wetland Boardwalk

DESCRIPTION

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.


HISTORY

Read our land acknowledgment here. 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.


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.



WINTERIZATION

Be aware:  Water spigots are turned-off and restrooms closed (winterized) mid-October through mid-April.  Portable toilets are in place during winterization.


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Subfacilities

  1. Martha Lake Park Picnic Shelters

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