Lake Stevens Parks
The lake is the center of recreational activity in the area. Area residents and visitors enjoy fishing, pleasure boating, water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Public access to the lake is available at the city boat launch and at Wyatt Park (see below).
City Beach On N. Lakeshore Dr., just northwest of downtown Lake Stevens, this small park has a swimming beach and boat dock.
City Boat Launch On 17th Pl. in downtown Lake Stevens, just south of the library. The launch includes disabled access and a lower dock for kayaks, canoes, and rowing shells. Launching is free but there is a fee to park your trailer unless you have a Washington State Fishing License decal.
Kid’s Oasis Playground At Mt. Pilchuck Elementary School, just off 20th St. NE, west of downtown. The amazing wooden play structure was built by members of the community in 1992 and is maintained by volunteers. The “castle park” offers great fun for children of all ages but is closed to the public during school hours.
North Cove Park Behind City Hall. This city park has open grassy areas, picnic tables and a shaded walkway leading to a pedestrian dock. North Cove Park is home to summer events including Music on the Lake concerts and the Farmers Market.
Catherine Creek Park Off 20th Street NE, west of downtown Lake Stevens. The highlight of this park is a one-of-a-kind Disc Golf course. Unpaved trails for walkers or mountain bikers wind through a shady forested area and wetland, joining up in a grassy hollow with picnic tables.
Sunset Park On South Lake Stevens Road, a mile southwest of downtown Lake Stevens. This small park has a grassy area for picnics and sunbathing and swimming access to the lake.
Lundeen Park A lovely city park on Lundeen Park Way on the lake’s north side. Lundeen Park has playground equipment, a grassy play field and a large shallow swimming area with beach and dock. The covered picnic area can be reserved for family get-togethers by calling the City of Lake Stevens at 425-334-1012.
Eagle Ridge Park This passive-use city park at the corner of Highway 9 and Lundeen Park Way is home to an impressive eagle nest and resident pair of eagles affectionately named George and Martha. It is also the home of the brand new Lake Stevens Senior Center which boast 2,800 square feet and a commercial kitchen that will put any restaurant to shame.
Bond Field, Bonneville Field, Hartford Field and Lochsloy Fields Youth athletics are extremely popular in Lake Stevens, with over 1,000 children participating in t-ball, baseball, soccer, cheer and basketball every year through the Lake Stevens Junior Athletic Association. In addition to these fields, a cooperative relationship allows athletic teams to use school district facilities. For information on LSJAA, visit www.lsjaa.org.
Wyatt Park (Davies Beach) On the lake’s west side at the intersection of Davies and Chapel Hill Roads. This busy Snohomish County park offers a swimming beach, a grassy area, fishing dock, boat launch and paid parking.
Lake Stevens High School Pool The pool at Lake Stevens High School on 113th St. NE is open to the public for lessons and open swimming. For information call 425-335-1526.
Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club The gymnasium at the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club opened in the spring of 2005. The clubhouse itself offers a game room, computer lab, multimedia teen center, homework help and craft center. For information call 425-377-0250.
Centennial Trail | The 17-mile Centennial Trail is enormously popular for walking, bicycling, jogging, skating, and horseback riding. The paved trail stretches from Arlington to Snohomish, passing through Marysville, Machias, Lake Stevens and points in between. An unpaved equestrian trail runs parallel to the main trail, and is complimented by picnic tables and benches along the route. The Centennial Trail is constructed on the original Seattle, Lake Shore, and Eastern Railroad right-of-way from 1889.