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  • Lake Meridian Park

    Lk Meridian lakefront playground
    1. Address:14800 SE 272nd Street
      Kent, WA 98042
    2. Phone:253-856-5000
    Amenities:
    1. BBQ grill
    2. Boat launch
    3. Drinking fountain
    4. Fishing
    5. Lawn area / Open space
    6. Parking
    7. Picnic shelter
    8. Picnic table
    9. Play equipment
    10. Public art
    11. Restrooms
    12. Showers
    13. Summer season Lifeguards
    14. Swimming
    15. Walking trail
    16. Wheelchair access
    Categories:
    1. Aquatics
    2. Park
    3. Park and Ballfield Rentals
    4. Trail

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16.02 acres

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Standard Park Rules


PUBLIC SWIMMING:

  • Swimming is allowed only in designated areas.
  • All children aged six years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Use floaties, air mattresses, swim toys, pool noodles, etc. only in the shallow area.
  • No alcohol or cannabis allowed in the park.
  • All dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • No dogs on the beach, in the water, or on the dock.
  • No smoking, running or pushing, or "horseplay" on the dock.

Lifeguards:

  • On duty daily from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Tuesday, June 25, 2019 through Labor Day (September 2)
  • Life Vest Loaner Program - during lifeguard hours, life vests can be checked out for FREE at the Beach Office near the bathhouse.

Lk Meridian dock drone shot 

Lk Meridian kid fishing


PUBLIC FISHING:

Washington State Fishing Information and Regulations

Fishing Prospects, by species

Lk Meridian dock fishing


PUBLIC BOAT LAUNCH:

  • $5.00 to Use
  • $50 Annual Pass available at Kent Commons
  • Pay at the ticket machine before launching your vessel.
  • Place the receipt in your vehicle where it is plainly visible. Call Kent Commons at 253-856-5000 with questions.

Lk Meridian Boat Launch machine

Washington State Boating Information and Regulations

Lake Meridian Boating Rules:

  • All boaters should wear life vests for safety. 
  • Exhaust must be muffled or underwater.
  • No reckless and/or negligent operation.
  • No remote-controlled watercraft from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • All vessels operating after sundown must have running lights on.

All Vessels (except Motorized Personal Watercraft*):

  • May access the lake daily.
  • May operate 8-35 MPH between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • May not exceed posted speed limit of 0-8 MPH between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
  • When exceeding 8 MPH, must be 200 feet from shore and 100 feet from other vessels and swimmers.
  • When exceeding 8 MPH, must travel in counterclockwise direction only.
  • Must adhere to all posted rules and regulations for vessels.

*Motorized Personal Watercraft (Jet Skis, Ski Doos, etc.):

  • May operate 0-8 MPH any day except during hours of darkness.
  • Maximum speed is 8 MPH from September 16th through May 15th.
  • May operate 8-35 MPH ONLY between the hours of 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m. on EVEN numbered days of the calendar from May 16th through September 15th.

Waterskiing (defined as being towed behind a vessel in any manner):

  • Permitted daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at speeds from 8-35 MPH.
  • Must adhere to all posted rules and regulations for waterskiing.

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