Ruggs Lake lies east of Interstate 5 just outside the Everett city limits. The surface area of the lake is 11 acres. The lake has a maximum depth of 16.1 feet and an average depth of 6.9 feet, making it one of the shallowest lakes in the county. In contrast to its small surface area, Ruggs Lake has a large, heavily developed watershed. Ruggs Lake has no public access.
Recreational activities are limited to Lake Residents.