Location of the main office: WA, ISSAQUAH, PO BOX 605, 98027
Website address:
Brief information
Company type Charitable company
Company profile Non-profit

Mission Statement

The Mission of Friends is to support, enhance and promote Lake Sammamish State Park ("Park"). Friends works in support of and in cooperation with the Washington State Parks Commission to create, maintain, and celebrate a highly successful park, including: Promotion of and/or advocacy for: • Implementation of improvements, consistent with the Park’s Redevelopment and Restoration Concept Plan or most current Park master plan, • A wide variety of year-round uses, current and new, • Active and passive education opportunities--historical, environmental, and cultural, etc., • Park events, • Broad community involvement and investment, • Donations and sponsorships, and • Volunteer efforts. Improving and/or Expanding: • Park visitation, • Conditions of the grounds and amenities, • Visitor experiences, • Environmental conditions and natural resources, • Park-generated revenue • Recreation opportunities, and • Communication with the local and regional community.


13-member Board of Trustees and a half-time executive director.