Polar Plunge

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

Start New Year’s Day with a splash at the Lake Sammamish State Park Polar Plunge! The festivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. with registration, music and merriment on the shores of Sunset Beach. The crowd will “plunge” at 11 a.m. The first 180 registered participants will receive a Polar Plunge souvenir campfire mug, hand warmer…

$10

FLSSP’s Online Auction is Back!

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

By popular demand the Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park online auction is back! Try a new hobby, go on a trip, enjoy some time outdoors or find something you love to do with friends. Items up for bidding include vacation stays, gift cards to local retailers, kayaking trips and more! Money raised will help…

Walk ‘n Wag at Lake Sammamish State Park

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

Bring your dog to participate in the 3K “Walk in the Park” to benefit Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park. All proceeds benefit amenities and improvements for Lake Sammamish State Park. After the 3K, stay on for the pet show. Pet show categories include best dressed, smallest dog, best eyes, dog/owner look-alike, best voice and…

$10 – $40

Art in the Park

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

You won’t want to the “Art in the Park” temporary sculpture exhibit at Lake Sammammish State Park featuring 10 talented local artists. The exhibit opens on August 12 and will be up until September 15. Ten artists were selected by a jury panel in June. Some of the submissions were of existing work while others…

Celebrate Grandparents Day at the Park

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

Celebrate the special connection between grandparents and children at the park with fun activities, including a photo booth, card making, musical acts, and a special surprise between 1 pm-4 pm. Sammy the Salmon will also be at the park from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. You can also stroll through the park on our "Grandparents Day Walk"…

Recurring

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with a Walk in the Park

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

Beginning Jan. 3, you can be inspired by the words of Martin Luther King Jr. as you take a winter walk at Lake Sammamish State Park. The walk pays tribute to his life and leadership while America celebrates MLK Day on January 18, 2021. The walk will begin at Tibbetts Beach and takes you along…

Free

Lake Sammamish Polar Plunge

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

The Lake Sammamish Polar Plunge is back! This year we will take that New Year's Day plunge into the icy lake waters in small groups of five to adhere to COVID safety protocols. If you are more comfortable plunging on your own, that’s fine too. Plunge from anywhere (pool, bathtub, hose over your head?) and…

$10

Lake Sammamish State Park Bird Walk

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet). Meet at 8:00 a.m. just inside the main entrance; take the first left into the large parking…

Free

Lake Sammamish State Park Bird Walk

Lake Sammamish State Park 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah

This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet). Meet at 8 a.m. just inside the main entrance; take the first left into the large parking…

Free