Lake Sammamish is a freshwater lake 8 miles (13 km) east of Seattle in King County, Washington, United States.
The lake is 7 miles (11 km) long and 1.5 miles (2 km) wide, with a maximum depth of 105 feet (32 m) and a surface area of 8 sq. mi (21 km2).
The Lake is east of Lake Washington and west of the Sammamish Plateau, and stretches from Issaquah in the south to Redmond in the north.
At Issaquah it is fed by Issaquah Creek, and at Redmond it drains to Lake Washington via the Sammamish River.
The 98 sq. mi (250 km2) Lake Sammamish watershed stretches from Redmond through Bellevue, and Issaquah to Preston and Hobart, and consists of numerous creeks which flow into the lake. Issaquah Creek is the largest tributary, furnishing over 70% of the lake's inflow.