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Free Programs Teach Kids About Nature

Lake Sammamish State Park and naturalist Joy Kacorowski will be offering programs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from June 16th to September 2nd, with the exception of July 29th -30th. Programs are designed for all ages focusing on the natural and cultural resources found at Lake Sammamish State Park. Programs include guided walks, junior ranger programs, interactive activities and demonstrations. Program times

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All-Access Playdays at the All-Access Playground - March 1 and March 30

All-Access Playdays at the All-Access Playground - March 1 and March 30We welcome children of all abilities, ages and skill levels as well as their caregivers to learn how to use the new all-access play equipment on Wednesday March 1 and/or Thursday March 30 from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Playground Update - August 3, 2016

Looking for a fun team building activity? Come to the park and help construct the equipment for the new all-access playground, due to open by October 1!

About 15 volunteers per day are needed for half-day or all-day shifts for Community Build Days, Aug. 24, 25, 26. Especially needed are volunteers comfortable working with power tools. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Lunch will be provided!

To volunteer, sign up at

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Playground Update - July 20, 2016

State Parks has decided to direct some of its department funds to poured-in-place rubber surfacing for the playground to make it the most accessible it can be. However, a few other cost overruns and change orders have put some of the finishing touches in funding jeopardy (e.g., landscaping, benches, etc.). Lakeside Industries to the rescue! Lakeside, based in Issaquah, has already donated 1,500 tons of fill dirt and gravel for the playground. But with the new surfacing, another 700 tons of aggregate is needed. Lakeside’s manager Jim Weidman said “We need to get to the finish line. Lakeside is in!”

Lakeside, this week you are the playground’s Super Hero! Shall we say Super Heron?

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Do you Parkadilly? Of course you do! July 24!

Experience an amazing afternoon at Parkadilly at Lake Sammamish. Come to the FREE kids' concert, fair & fun!

July 24, noon to 5 p.m.!

Presented by Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park.

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Windermere Real Estate East

Volunteers still needed, contact

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Walk ’n Wag dog walk comes to Lake Sammamish State Park, Sat., March 19, 10 a.m. to Noon

Walk ’n Wag dog walk comes to Lake Sammamish State Park! Get ready to register your doggies, friends and families for the first ever Walk ‘n Wag at Lake Sammamish State Park, 10 a.m. to noon on March 19.

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