Lake Sammamish Master Plan Update
The project will update the park’s Redevelopment and Restoration Concept Plan, adopted by the Commission in 2007. Consideration on whether the facilities proposed in the 2007 plan are still appropriate for the park and whether any additional facilities should be considered.
State Parks partnered with the City of Issaquah to analyze the environmental implications of the projects that are ultimately included in a revised master plan. This analysis will be in the form of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Additionally, State Parks will develop cost estimates and a phasing plan for the projects that are included in the revised plan.
The planning process will include multiple public meetings. With other opportunities for public input throughout the process. This page will be updated regularly throughout the process with relevant documents and with the public input received.
Stage one: Preliminary facilities planning
The purpose of this stage is to develop a preliminary list of facilities and projects to consider for the updated Master Plan.
Stage two: EIS scoping
The purpose of this stage is to begin seeking input on the possible environmental impacts of the development options identified in Stage 1. EIS scoping will begin with a public workshop on June 25, 2019 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave NW in Issaquah. Additional scoping input will be accepted through Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Please use the “Provide Comments” button above.
Stage three: EIS alternatives
In this stage, alternative approaches to an updated Master Plan will be considered, and the environmental impacts of each approach will be analyzed.
Stage four: Draft EIS
In this stage, State Parks will seek input on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Stage five: Final EIS
In this stage, a Final Environmental Impact Statement will be developed.
Stage six: Final Master Plan
In stage six, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider adopting an updated Master Plan for Lake Sammamish based on the results of the Environmental Impact Statement.