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Flowing Lake



  1. Boat Launch
  2. Boating (Motorized)
  3. Parking
  4. Public Park
  5. Restrooms/Sanicans
  6. Swim Area (No Lifeguard)
  7. Water Skiing

Flowing Lake  

General Information

Flowing Lake is located five miles northeast of the City of Snohomish.  The lake is the middle of the "Three Lakes" chain that starts with Storm Lake and ends with Panther Lake. The lake covers 132.5 acres and has an average depth of 28 feet. The immediate watershed is 640.2 acres. For more information on the Lakes program, click here.

Recreational Opportunities

Flowing Lake is one of the few parks in Snohomish County that allows for motorized watercraft and water skiing.  Flowing Lake has two public access points with boat launches. Snohomish County's Flowing Park at Leckie's Beach is located on the north end of the lake and has campsites, cabins, a swimming beach, a boat launch with a fishing dock, an amphitheater and picnic locations. The Department of Fish and Wildlife also operates a boat launch on the southeast side of the lake. 
Boating and Launching Information

Lake Health Report and Data

As part of Snohomish County's Lake Management Program, County staff and volunteer lake monitors have been tracking the health of area lakes since 1992. The findings for Flowing Lake are compiled in the annual in-depth lake health report below. You may also view the raw water quality data in our online water quality database.

Lake Maps

  • Flowing Bathymetric Map - This map shows contour lines of equal depth similar to a topographic map.  Public access sites are also indicated when applicable.
  • Flowing Aerial Photo - 2012 aerial photos of the lake with relevant features, such as public access and nearby roads.
  • Flowing Watershed Map - This map shows the boundary of the watershed area that drains into the lake.

You Can Help Protect Flowing Lake

Flowing Lake needs your help to stay healthy.  Learn about small changes you can make on your property to protect your lake and become LakeWise.  Find more information at