Sammamish City Parks Safe Start Update

Release Date: June 04, 2020
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UPDATE JUNE 5: Now that King County has been approved to move into Modified Phase 1, the City will be implementing the reopening of amenities, the week of June 8.

Sammamish City Parks update for June 4:

As you plan your visit, remember to practice social distancing, avoid congregating, use of PPE and frequent hand-washing is recommended, stay home if you are sick, and follow the most current CDC guidelines.

Most of Sammamish’s closed park amenities are out in the open and cannot be fully secured or locked. Please honor closure notices as part of the community’s collective response and individual responsibility to keep everyone safe.

For the latest updates, visit City of Sammamish COVID-19 Information & Resources at https://connect.sammamish.us/covid-19-updates.

The City of Sammamish continues to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with the Governor's orders and to ensure that social distancing measures (maintaining six feet of space between people) will be adhered to. As we move into Modified Phase 1, based on King County’s application and approval to move forward, the City will be opening some additional park amenities. All Sammamish City parks and preserves continue to remain open to pedestrian and bicycle access with the following modifications:

Park amenities projected for Modified Phase 1 opening:
Athletic Fields (City-owned)
Courts
Dog Park (no water)
Beaches – Fishing only
Sammamish Landing Park
Beaver Lake Park
The associated parking lots for these amenities will be opened, which include East Sammamish Park, Ebright Creek Park, and Beaver Lake Park.

Group size restrictions in effect: Gatherings of five or fewer people from outside the household are permitted.
Organized athletic games, practices and pickup games are not permitted.

Use of PPE and frequent handwashing is recommended.


The above openings will be added to the existing availability of parks/amenities below:

Trails at all City Parks
Evans Creek Preserve
Beaver Lake Preserve
Lower Sammamish Commons
Sammamish Landing Park
Parking lots to parks without gates:
Klahanie Park
NE Sammamish Park
Big Rock Park
Restrooms/Sani-cans

The following amenities will remain closed until Phase 3:
Pine Lake Park Gate and Beach
Docks at Sammamish Landing and Pine Lake Park
Playgrounds at all Parks
Sammamish Commons Skate Park


As you plan your visit, remember to practice social distancing, avoid group gatherings, keep it moving to help prevent crowding, stay home if you are sick, and follow the most current CDC guidelines.