Vision Statement:

The City of Lake Stevens provides high-quality, well-maintained, safe, and sustainable parks, trails, open spaces, and water access inclusive to all.   We support equitable recreational opportunities, varied park amenities, and access to public art to enhance the quality of life, the physical and mental well-being of our residents and visitors that promote cultural connections. We promote diverse, innovative programs, events, and festivals that enrich, educate and enliven our community. We support the economic vitality of lake Stevens as a regional destination. 

Mission Statement:

The Parks Division's mission is to:

  • Advise the City of Lake Stevens on priorities for the acquisition, development, and maintenance of parks and open spaces considering community preferences, inclusivity, adopted levels of service, financial capability, and regional strategies. 
  • Provide recommendations on municipal codes, policies, and methods that emphasize conservation, equity, and economic development in parks and recreation matters. 
  • Support events and festivals that promote responsible recreation, and inclusive cultural connections, foster partnerships, and community pride, and attract visitors.

Lake Stevens offers a variety of wonderful parks and facilities to enjoy, with more being planned. There are nearly 195 acres of parks, trails, and open space within or adjacent to the city available to Lake Stevens residents and visitors.

The Current Park Plan lists all the proposed ideas to date which will provide numerous more options for you and your family to enjoy the incredible environment Lake Stevens has to offer.