- Parks and Facilities
Flowing Lake Park & Campground at Leckie's Beach
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- Boat Launch
- Picnic Tables
- Wading Area (No Lifeguard)
Flowing Lake Regional Park, also known as Leckie's Beach, is an immensely popular park that offers a variety of recreational activities. The day-use area provides access to the beach and amenities which include a boat launch, fishing dock, playground, picnic tables, picnic shelters and an amphitheater. For those that wish to stay a little longer, the park includes a campground with a mix of cabins and campsites and a heated restroom with showers. A nature trail encompasses a portion of the campground for those seeking a little solitude.
Snohomish County purchased the property in 1968 from the Leckie family, who had operated Leckie's Resort on the site between 1925 and 1960. The original resort offered a beautiful shallow water swimming beach, a dock, a small store, rental boats, canoes, tent camping and a few very rustic cabins. Development of the county park began in the early 1970s.
In the 1940s, the Leckies planted eight fir trees near the beach creating the "wedding circle" as a spot for their daughter's wedding ceremony. As it turned out, she did not get married in the circle, but their grandson Gary Leckie did in 2008.
In 2014, funding through a Conservation Futures grant enabled the purchase of additional land, which expanded the park from 38 acres to nearly 195 acres.
The campground at Flowing Lake Park is one of seven in the Snohomish County Parks campground system. The four cozy cabins and the 48 spacious campsites are open March-October. The campsites are a blend of partial utility (water/power), drive-up non-utility, and hike-in non-utility sites. Due to road limitations, 5th wheels longer than 35' are not allowed at Flowing lake. Please note, there are no septic services at Flowing Lake. The nearest dump station is located at the Evergreen State Fairground RV Park.
Reservations: All sites can be reserved online or through the call center (M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at 425-388-6600). Sites are released the first of each year, and can be booked from 48 hours up to 270 days in advance. Reservations are strongly recommended mid to late summer visits.
Drop-in camping: Campsites that are not reserved may be used for drop-in campers. The first night can be purchased at the park entrance fee machine. Please note, reserved sites may not be occupied due to late arrivals, and will therefor not be released for drop-in camping.
See our Camping pages for more details.
All vehicles in the day-use parking lot must display a parking permit. Please note the following:
- Day-of and annual passes for parking and boat launching can be purchased at the entrance fee machine. Annual passes may also be purchased online or by phone (M-F, 8:30 am-4:30 pm) at 425-388-6600
- Take care when making a fee machine selection. The fee machine also accepts payment for campsites
- The fee machine does not take cash (credit/debit only)
- Parking is limited and space is not guaranteed. Early arrival and carpooling on hot days are highly recommended.
- If you are camping, parking and boat launch fees for one vehicle are included in the camping fee
In an effort to limit the number of boats on the lake, the boat launch closes once all trailer stalls are filled. When the trailer parking is full, boats may launch only when a stall opens up.
Take the Snohomish-Wenatchee exit off I-5 onto US Hwy 2 in Everett. At milepost 10, turn left onto 100th St. Southeast (Westwick Road). Just past the French Creek Grange, the road bears sharply to the left (north) and becomes 171st Ave. SE. Continue on 171st Ave SE to 48th St. SE. Turn right onto 48th St SE. Park entrance is at the end of the road.
November-March each year, the campground is winterized and closed.