Silver Lake

Silver Lake is 104.3 acres while the watershed is 970 acres and is heavily urbanized. It has an average depth of 24 feet and a maximum depth of 51 feet. Silver Lake is managed by the City of Everett.

Recreational Opportunities

  • Boating (Motorized - 8 mph max)
  • Fishing
  • Swim Area (No Lifeguard)
  • Lake Access
  • Parking
  • Public Park
  • Restrooms/Sanicans
There is no developed boat launch, but there are three City of Everett parks with public access. Thornton A. Sullivan Park on the west side of the lake has many recreational opportunities. Car-toppers can be launched at Hauge Homestead Park on the southeastern side of the lake. Green Lantern Park on the northeastern side of the lake has fishing spots. 

See the Snohomish County Code Title 12 and the Parks and Recreation Boating Regulations for more information.

Fishing Information

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) maintains informational pages for each lake in Washington that include: fish stocking schedules, fishing prospect calendars, and boat launch information.

Connect with Your Lake Community

Silver Lake does not have a formal lake association. However, you may be able to connect with other lake area residents by looking for a Silver Lake community group on NextDoor or Facebook.

Lake Health and Additional Resources

As part of Snohomish County's Lake Management Program, County staff and volunteer lake monitors have been tracking the health of Silver Lake since 1992. 

Lake Health Report



View maps of Silver Lake and the surrounding area, including the location of public access sites.

Watershed Map
Area that drains to the lake

Aerial Bathymetry Map
Depth contours of the lake with satellite images