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“Space with beautiful views - and goose poop” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Sammamish State Park

Lake Sammamish State Park
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Issaquah
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This park has something for everyone, from bikers to hikers and to fishermen.
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Space with beautiful views - and goose poop”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

Sorry if the title offends anyone. We liked the park - except for having to pay to just visit for an hour, but had to finally leave as there was nothing but goose poop everywhere! We walked in and out of the park along the Sammamish lake, and that was the best of the time spent. Benches were old and dirty, hardly any seating for us old folks as we traversed the grounds. Shade was premium and few tables were available out of the sun. We found the children's playground area very poorly appointed, wth narry a swing in sight, our grandniece's favorite implement. Beauty bark provide ground cover and immediately provided an unending source of splinters for her little feet. Needless to say we didn't stay long in that area.
It's a good, easily accessed area for large groups in the downtown Issaquah area just off a major interstate. Maintenance wise it shows the lack of care that happens when state budgets fail to provide for necessary park maintenance. A sign of the times.

Visited July 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Meh it was alright”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2012

Its not very crowded which is nice but the beaches are gravel and walking the hiking paths are a waste of time and smell horrible

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2012

Having a history with a serial killer. A typical park, lots of space, green year round.

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Issaquah, Washington
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7 reviews
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“great for boaters and large groups.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2012

Big beach area, great scenery, but lots of geese poop, and very strict leash laws. Dogs can not get in the water.

Visited April 2012
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