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Day trip

A great spot for families. Available to military and civilians. Great trout fishing location... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Belton, Texas
via mobile
A Neat picnic area with a boat launch

I drive past the park regularly when I need to visit the VA American Cakes Center. Many time I love... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Tacoma, Washington
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Apr 22, 2018
“Day trip”
Aug 27, 2018
“A beautiful place to relax.”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A beautiful place to spend some quiet time. Nice beach, not so much traffic. Picnic area's and play grounds . I've been going there my whole life.

Thank AnnA2160
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The lake is beautiful but people are sketchy. While enjoying our day our 3 year old was saying hi to a group of kids who then began yelling, “Kill him! He’s white! Kill him!” Seriously? Who says that about a toddler? Way to raise psychopaths.

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Well it’s L A K E W O O D so you know there are lakes here and this one is the biggest, deepest and clearest of them all. It even has its own island. The Lakes District area is beautiful and abounds with outdoor...More

1  Thank Surfpinky
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A great spot for families. Available to military and civilians. Great trout fishing location. Better when it's warm but a nice place for fishing.

Thank trouthook69
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter had her wedding at American Lake. It was first class service from the first contact until the last dance. The staff at American Lake are outstanding! The location is better than any other location in the entire Seattle/Tacoma area. The food was beyond...More

Thank MajorS812
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

During the rare times we get a hot sunny day, this is a nice place to visit ... early in the day or late afternoon. Visiting during the middle of the day is another story, and it's not for the better. Interestingly, I don't seem...More

Thank treerod1
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I love this lake , but not enough children! Too many dogs! The beach is a bit dirty, due to people are pigs!!!

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

nice place to sit and watch nature and people boating. Once saw a rowing teem working out. It was interesting.

Thank micromelvin
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I drive past the park regularly when I need to visit the VA American Cakes Center. Many time I love to stop, be seated at a table or bench and simply take a break from the rat race. It lake and the park area are...More

1  Thank KindheartedSir
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a very nice little park on the north side of American Lake. We stopped by after a doctors appointment at the VA Hospital located on the lake. We were very lucky to see two bald eagles swooping down to pick up fish swimming...More

2  Thank Don E
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