You’ll enjoy living here in suburban bliss, far removed from the noise of high-speed city traffic. Living in a close neighborhood setting has many benefits — hello new friendships, neighborly interactions and potential block parties!
Find groceries and more along Pacific Ave South just 3 miles away — Safeway and Albertsons, Samaurai Japanese Steakhouse. There are not one, but two cafes kiddy corner from each other; Kelley’s Kafe and Mary Mary’s Café — both serving up big breakfasts!
Got a boo boo or feeling under the weather? The Spanaway MultiCare Urgent Care is less than 3 miles away. They’re open 7 days a week and most holidays for when you need to treat your minor ailments and can’t get in to see your primary doctor.
If you’re looking for adventures beyond your own backyard, Spanaway Lake is open year round and offers good harvest opportunity for stocked rainbow trout. Spanaway Lake has some of the best fishing for rock bass in the area. The 135-acre park along beautiful Spanaway Lake is extremely popular with many year-round activities. Visitors to the park can explore a multitude of aquatic recreation opportunities, including two swimming beaches (no lifeguards), a boat launch, and a fishing pier. If you’d rather stay dry, there’s a new picnic area by the south swimming beach, ADA playground equipment with a seating plaza for parents and a new three mile trail system by Little Spanaway Lake.
Enjoy a tranquil forest setting, on the adjacent Bresemann Forest Trail, a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Whether you work in the industrial area of Fredrickson, locally or have to commute to the base, you won’t have a far drive — just 8 minutes to the industrial area and just 20 minutes to JBLM; just take 507 to E Gate Road for a no freeway commute!