August 2015


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Burn Ban Update
Effective July 1st, recreational fires (camp fires) at Squire Creek campground are prohibited. Campfires at Flowing Lake, River Meadows, Wenberg,and Kayak Point Park are currently still allowed.
Movies in the Park at Willis Tucker Park
Sundquist Family  Movies in the Park
Free at Willis Tucker Park
Wreck-it-Ralph  showing Aug. 6 at 9:02 p.m

Despicable Me  showing Aug. 13  at  8:49 p.m. 

Enjoy a beautiful summer evening at Willis Tucker Community Park and a fun outdoor movie. 
Seating is on the grass. Bring low-back lawn chairs and blankets for comfort. 

*  Pre-movie entertainment begins at 7:15 p.m. and includes  music and artist performances
    provided by Bridge City Church. 
*  Snacks available by Mill Creek Lions Club

Click here for more information. 
Willis Tucker Community Park is located at 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish. 
Sundquist Family donates property to Meadowdale Beach Park 
In addition to sponsoring the Movies in the Park series for the 9th consecutive year, Sundquist Homes Family of Companies has donated 5+ acres to the Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Department. The property at the headwaters of Lund's Creek on 52nd Ave West will be known as the Sundquist Family Nature Park. Lund's Creek runs through Snohomish County's Meadowdale Beach Park. Snohomish County greatly appreciates this generous donation!
Youth Triathlon at  McCollum Park, 
Sunday, Aug. 23

Run, Swim, & Bike!

Athletes ages 5 through 17 compete in age-appropriate distances with an emphasis on fitness, fun and safety. Entire event occurs within McCollum Park.


Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to each division start. A detailed course description is available at the pool.


Fee: $20 before Aug. 15; $30 Aug. 16-20. No registrations accepted after Aug. 20.

Participants receive event T-shirt and placement ribbons. 


Visit  and click on register online or call the pool at 425-388-6036.
Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow 
R iver Meadows County Park
Aug. 8 and 9

Gates open at 10 a.m.  / No admission charge  / Parking $10

No public camping available this weekend--the park is full with festival vendors and exhibitors


Traditional alder salmon bake delicious!

Children storytelling and entertainment stage

* Circus troupe The New Old Time Chautauqua

* 5K Fun Run
* Logging Show
* Environmental and wellness exhibits
* 2 days of live music (Los Lobos concert on Saturday; Thompson Square concert on Sunday)
* Fun Zone rides and activities. Check out our new salmon obstacle course!
* Food and craft vendors
Events & activities     
* Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow at River Meadows County Park Aug. 8 and 9
* Fun campfire recipes at .  
* Summer Camps & Classes:   Click here  to register.

* Description of camps and classes at 

* Summer reservations:

* Special Needs Recreation: Click for schedule.

* Evergreen State Fairgrounds:

* Extension gardening classes:

* FREE IMAX movies/workshops:  

Purchase fair-time tickets  online   
T ickets for grandstand concerts, fair gate admission
and carnival ride wristbands are available for purchase online now at
The Evergreen State Fair runs Aug. 27 through Sept.5. 


Campsite Reservations/Picnic Shelters/ Room Rentals: online / 425-388-6600 / 

Ballfields/Volunteers/ Recreation/McCollum Pool :  360-805-6753    
Evergreen Fairgrounds & Fairgrounds RV Park:  360-805-6700  /
Contact Information:

County Executive:  /  425-388-3879 

Department Director:  /  425-388-6600


Snohomish County Parks & Recreation strives to provide safe, enjoyable, attractive parks with diverse programs and responsive services that enhance our quality of life and preserve the natural and recreational resources of Snohomish County.