Finding Us

The Area Around The Lakes

Our community is located around Echo Lake and Lost Lake in south Snohomish County of Washington State. We are fortunate to be in the great northwestern corner of the United States, between the Cascade mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Our climate is mostly moderated by the Pacific Ocean; therefore the region is green year round.

Nextdoor Online Community

If you live in the community and would like to stay up to date or hear from your neighbors, join the Nextdoor online community. It is a great way to discover what folks are thinking nearby. You might also make friends with those nice folks down the street. Try Nextdoor by clicking HERE.

Our Online Community

While we all live in the physical community, we also have a presence in virtual space on the internet. This has become the social meeting place for many folks. So we have here the various ways to connect to the 'Virtual Echo Lake Community'. If you know of other virtual points of contact for this community contact

Community Email

This is one of the standard methods to receive community notices from time to time. We strive to inform and receive input from as many households as possible. This is the community groups primary method of connecting with you. Click HERE if you would like to be added to our Email list. If you are currently receiving our Emails and would like to change your address or be removed from the list, please contact

Sharingwood Cohousing Community

Sharingwood is a neighborhood of 28 homes located near Lost Lake. Sharingwood is a mixed aged community with lots of children and adults, who live in its 40 units. Contact information can be found on .

Sharingwood is a cooperative community using a model of living called co-housing. Homes are privately owned with some rental spaces and an abundance of shared amenities which include: a 23-acre forested greenbelt with trails, campground, and a stream; playgrounds and a play field; productive community gardens and fruit trees; and a community center called “the Common House”.

This is a social neighborhood where people strive to know each other and work together cooperatively. They have many social events such as community dinners, parties, and meetings. They use consensus decision-making to decide how to work together to run their community.