20th Street NE - TRAILHEAD
Believed to be named after Governor Isaac I. Stevens, Lake Stevens was first settled in 1886 on a 160-acre homestead along the east shore.
By 1890 the first town in the area, "Ferry," was established.
Its name was later changed to "Hartford" and it served as the main link from
timber and mining resources to the world.
The lake remains the
focal point of the greater Lake Stevens community
for recreation and as a symbol of our need to provide for a sustainable existence that will