American Lake

A well-stocked lake just west of Lakewood, Washington that's great for fishing and paddling.

launch points

INFORMATION for leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
  • Land Manager: American Lake
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Default Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 100
9222 Veterans Drive SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
  • Red Marker
    9222 Veterans Drive SW, Lakewood, WA 98498, 47.141724, -122.560473
    47.141724 -122.560473
  • Red Marker
    47.114170, -122.579201
    47.1141703931 -122.579200746

Upcoming Activities

Train-the-Trainer - American Lake

Sea Kayaking Clinic
Tacoma Basic Sea Kayak Course Instructor Training
Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
11 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Apr 27
Tacoma Branch

Open Water Session - American Lake

Sea Kayaking Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course
Learning how to kayak in open water!
Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
Sat, May 5, 2018 - Sun, May 6, 2018
No Prerequisites
17 participants 5 instructors
Registration closes Apr 6
Tacoma Branch
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