Lake Sammamish, Washington

Himanshi singh       May 19, 2020

#Geography Of Lake Sammamish

        Covering an area of 19.8 sq. km, Lake Sammamish spans from the city of Issaquah in the south to Redmond in the north. Placed to the west of the Sammamish Plateau and the east of Lake Washington, the lake has a length of 11.7 km and a maximum width of 2.4 km. Lake Sammamish has an average depth of 18 m and reaches a maximum depth of 32 m. 

#Geology Of Lake Sammamish

         The lake is located in a substantial glacial depression created during the last ice age. The glacial lakes of Washington and Sammamish were formed by the fingers of the massive ice sheet that reached Puget Sound. A river delta dumped outwash sand and gravel into the lake. 

#Recreational Activities In Lake Sammamish

        One of the most well-liked tourist spots in King County is the Lake Sammamish State Park. There are three sizable picnic spots, two beaches with enclosed swimming divisions, kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals, a summer concession stand, two outdoor playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, a boat ramp access to Lake Sammamish, a great blue heron rookery, 

#Fishing And Bird-Watching In Lake Sammamish

       The best lake for small-mouth bass in Western Washington is Lake Sammamish. In Washington state parks, shell fishing and fishing are both prohibited without a recreational license. The following species are available: Chinook salmon, Kokanee, steelhead, small- and large-mouth bass, yellow perch, brown bullhead catfish, and black crappie. 

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