- Parks and Facilities
Flowing Lake Park 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 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 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 1970's.
In the 1940's the Leckies planted 8 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 grandson Gary Leckie did in 2008.
In 2014, funding through a Conservation Futures grant enabled the purchase of additional land, expanding the park from 38 acres to nearly 195 acres.
CampingThe campground at Flowing Lake Park is 1 of 5 (and soon to be 6) in the Snohomish County Parks Campground System. Its four cozy cabins are open year-round and its 48 spacious campsites, which are a blend of partial utility (water/power), drive-up non-utility, and hike-in non-utility, are open March-November. All sites can be booked on-line or through the Call Center (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm at 425-388-6600) up to 270 days in advance. Reservations are strongly recommended mid-late summer. Drop-in camping is allowed for un-reserved sites and the first night can be purchased at the park entrance fee machine.
Parking All vehicles in day use parking 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, 8:30am-4:30pm) 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 is highly recommended.
- If you are camping, parking and boat launch fees for one vehicle is included in the camping fee.
- We honor only the Washington State Disabled Veteran Lifetime Pass which entitles a visitor to free parking at our fee-use parks (flowing Lake, Kayak Point, and Wenberg). No other passes are accepted.
In an effort to limit the number of boats on the lake, the launch closes once all trailer stalls are filled. Boats may launch thereafter only when a stall opens up.
Driving Directions Snohomish-Wenatchee exit off I-5 onto US2 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.
- Reserve Campsites or cabins
- Purchase an annual parking pass
- Read about boating passes
- Lake monitoring and management (Lakewise)
- Park Rules