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Lake Meridian Park

Lake Meridian Park
Lake Meridian Park's Boat Launch

14800 SE 272nd Street
16.02 acres


* Boat Launch opens Saturday, March 26th


Amenities include a boat launch*, restrooms/showers/changing area, concession stand, drinking fountain, fishing, parking, picnic shelter with water & electrical outlets, bbq grills, play equipment, public art, swimming, lighted trails.  Kent's annual Fourth of July SPLASH event and fireworks show is held at Lake Meridian each year.


Lifeguards will be on duty from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily starting June 18, 2016 through September 5, 2016. 
For more information, please call 253-856-5000.


* = Please note there is a $5.00 boat launching fee.  Tickets must be purchased before boats enter the water and placed on your car's dash board.  If you are interested in purchasing a season pass please contact the Kent Commons at 253-856-5000.  




Lake Meridian Rules for Use

Picnic Shelter Reservation Information:

Shelter 1/2 or 3/4 maximum capacity is 60 guests
Both Shelter maximum capacity is 120 guests

Informational Flyer (pdf)

Rent this park

Standard Park Rules


Rental Rates:

Shelter Daytime Rental Evening Rental All Day Rental
Shelter 1/2 $100.00 $100.00 $175.00
Shelter 3/4 $100.00 $100.00 $175.00
Both $200.00 $200.00 $350.00

Daytime Rental: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Evening Rental: 3:00 p.m. to Dusk
All Day Rental: 9:00 a.m. to Dusk

Special Use Fees:

Large Group Deposit           $100.00 deposit (groups larger than 100 guests)