Parkadilly Was Awesome!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Parkadilly on Sunday, July 23 to enjoy great music, entertainment, food and to participate in all the wonderful activities for families. More than 30 local exhibitors welcomed 2,000 visitors to Lake Sammamish State Park. Participants helped create a piece of recycled art with renowned artist Gabi Phillips, met Sponge Bob, Woody from Toy Story, danced with hula hoops and learned how to dance Bollywood style. Headline acts included Tim Noah, Ian Dobson and his Steel Drums, Hoopsmiles and Rhythms of India. Stay tuned for next year’s...

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FLSSP Welcomes New Sponsor Proliance Orthaepedic

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park welcome Proliance Orthopedic Associates, one of the largest orthopedic clinics in the greater Seattle area as a new sponsor. POA welcomes more than 50,000 patients each year. POA orthopedic doctors also provide subspecialty orthopedics, involving spinal disorders, spine surgery, sports medicine, hand and shoulder care, foot and ankle disorders, hip replacement and knee replacement surgery, and occupational medicine. POA is committed to improving your quality of life with the best orthopedic services in Seattle and the surrounding area. Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is a premier group of surgeons with locations in Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Washington. Our patients come to us from around the Puget Sound area, as well as the neighboring states of Oregon, Montana, Idaho and even Alaska! Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine believes only when compassion, customer service, and technical expertise come together can we deliver exceptional patient care, providing our patients with the confidence that they are in the right place and the right hands.      ...

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Native Plant Interpretive Trail Now Complete

Come check out our new interpretive signs at Lake Samm! The signs, representing 12 native plants, have been installed along the Tibbetts Beach trail leading to the Rotunda.  The signs are sponsored by the Snoqualmie Tribe with original tribal artwork, graphics and text which provide insight into native plant identification, a reference to Lushootseed language and the traditional Native American use of various plants. This collaborative effort was made possible by contributions from the Snoqualmie Tribe, Washington State Parks, Mountain to Sound Greenway, Washington Native Plant Society and the Friends of Lake Sammamish State...

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Camp S’more Family Campout Sold Out!

If you want to join us at Camp S’more Family Camp Out on August 5-6, sign up today as space is limited. It’s a hot summer night and the best place to be is at the beach at Lake Sammamish State Park! For the first time, families will be able to pitch a tent and stay all night. Camp S’more is for first time campers or experienced pros who want a night out under the stars. All you need to bring is a sleeping bag, your tent (or RV) and bedding. A BBQ dinner and light breakfast will be served. The campout includes fun activities too! Prizes will be awarded in the tent decorating contest and sand castle building contest. Bring your smart phone for geocaching instruction. For only $18 take an evening kayak tour with Issaquah Paddle Sports. Cook Marshmallows, make s’mores over a campfire while singing camp songs and listening to stories. Early risers are invited to join in for a morning bird walk. Cost is $40 per tent or RV plus $15 per person. Registration and tent set up begins from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday and tents must be taken down by 10 a.m. Sunday. Pre-registration is required. Please click here to reserve your tent or RV space.  ...

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities Abound!

Do you have a couple of hours you can contribute to your favorite state park this summer? We need your help! Friends and family also welcome. Parkadilly at Lake Sammamish, July 23 Hand out programs, help vendors set up, help Kiwanis with their BBQ, concessions and more. Click here for more information. Click here to register as a volunteer Camp S’More at Family Campout, Aug. 5-6 Check in campers, assist with BBQ dinner, oversee the s’more station, manage the campfire and more Click here for more information...

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