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Martha Lake, WA

Photo: Martha Lake
Status: Open through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jan 19 2015   Later Dates


This popular, 6-acre park offers a precious natural setting within the heart of Lynnwood. The park includes a fishing dock, boardwalks through wetlands, swimming beach, two playgrounds and picnicking facilities.


Picnicking Picnic shelters Walking & nature trails Playgrounds Fishing Swimming

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Swimming
Alerts and Important Information
Snohomish County Parks & Recreation Shelter Agreement:

1. Permittee shall comply with Snohomish County Park Rules & Regulations. If at any time any or all members of the group behave in conflict with any laws or park codes, they will be asked to leave. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED SCC.10.06.010.

2. Place garbage in the receptacles provided. No litter producing items, i.e., hay bales, water balloons, or raw eggs. No nails, staples or tacks will be attached to shelter or tables.

3. Permittee shall maintain control of the group and the area shall be kept clean at all times.

4. Please do not remove picnic tables from other shelters or sites.

5. Amplified music is prohibited. No boom boxes allowed.

6. Fires will be built in designated fire pits only; no fires will be left unattended nor allowed to extend beyond the capacity of the fire pit. Special cooking units for the purpose of barbecuing for large groups must be approved in the advance by the Park Ranger ( please allow 14 business days for approval).

7. Non-compliance may affect ability to reserve shelter areas in the future.

8. Reserve your times with care--picnic shelter and activity area must be vacated 1 hour before sunset. No refunds for early departures.

9. Please arrive on time. Permit holder may lose rights to the shelter, and forfeit all fees paid if arriving late or abandoning shelter. The shelter may be opened to the general public use at the discretion of the Park Ranger on duty.

10. Reservations are for shelters only. Restrooms and surrounding space will be shared by the general public. Parking is not guaranteed, and is on a first-come, first-served basis only.

11. Events that exceed shelter capacity require prior approval from the Parks Department. NO INFLATABLES (e.g. bounce houses) or dunk tanks. Failure to comply may result in termination of reservation without refund. Contact 425-388-6624 for more information.

12. Power is not available at Marth Lake shelters

13. CHANGES: Changes/Rescheduling requests must be received in writing at least 14 days prior to arrival date. A transaction fee will be charged. Changes requested less than 14 days prior to reservation will not be granted.

14. CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: Cancellation and Change requests must be submitted in writing (e-mail is preferred to: scparksrec@gmail.com). Requests received 14 or more days prior to scheduled date are assessed a $10.75 cancellation fee. Requests for shelter cancellations received less than 14 days prior to scheduled date cannot be refunded. PLEASE NOTE: Reservation/Convenience fee and Call Center Fees (if applicable) are non-refundable

15. $35.00 NSF check fee.


Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.88306, -122.24361
47°52'59"N, 122°14'37"W

From I-5 take the 164th SW exit; drive eastbound 3/4 mile to the light at 6th Ave West. Turn left and follow 6th Ave West one block to East Shore Drive; turn left. The park is on the right.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Martha Lake
16300 E SHORE DR

Phone Number:

Information: (425)388-6600