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About Green Lake Reservoir
King County, Washington

Green Lake Reservoir has an incredible balance of city and lake life. Lying just 10 minutes away from Seattle, this reservoir offers a short but sweet commute. The area is also less than 10 minutes away from the University of Washington, offering a convenient commute for college students and professors.

Less than 20 miles away is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and the nearest urgent care is six minutes away, making life on Green Lake Reservoir incredibly feasible.

Residents of Green Lake Reservoir are flooded with options of where to get their groceries from, with the closest option being a Safeway within walking distance.

The city of Seattle has limitless cuisine options, but some highly recommended local dining options are Mojito, The Shambles, and Brunello Ristorante Italiano.

Suburban Paradise

This lake is quite sizable at 259 acres and a mean depth of 13 feet, which is great for lots of lake fun.

Fishing Opportunities

Green Lake Reservoir is regarded as one of the best fisheries in Washington. Stocked rainbow trout and brown trout are readily catchable year-round.

Common carp, largemouth bass, rock bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, and brown bullhead have also been known to be caught here. With tons of shoreline access, fishermen are unlikely to get bored with so many spots to explore.

Entertainment Options

As you’d imagine, entertainment options are virtually limitless with Green Lake Reservoir being so close to Seattle. The Space Needle is an iconic Seattle attraction, or take a photo using the famous Gum Wall as a backdrop. Pike Place Market offers unique shopping experiences as well.

Explore Nature

Green Lake Trail offers a beautiful view of the lake and is an easy hike for people of all ages. This 2.8-mile trail is dog-friendly, but pets must be kept on a leash.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

With its excellent fishing opportunities, limitless cuisine options and entertainment options, and proximity to Seattle, Green Lake Reservoir would be a perfect fit for a primary residence, second home, or waterfront property.