An official army family and MWR Site

Alcohol is prohibited at JBLM public access American Lake beaches to include Shoreline, the Marina, Summer Cove and NCO Beach. The only exception is for unit events when an Exception to Policy is requested through JBLM MWR’s Outdoor Recreation Program (initiated during pavilion reservation process). Trash at JBLM beaches is everyone’s responsibility. Please pack out what you bring in. There are increased trash receptacles and extra bags for patron use. We appreciate your cooperation and help in keeping our beaches a safe and beautiful place for everyone to enjoy.

Russell Landing Marina

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Rent a boat to enjoy a day on American Lake or rent a pavilion for a unit or family picnic. Moorage and dry storage slips are available if you own a boat, and we have a great selection of bait and tackle. We're also able to host a number of special events - ask us about what's coming soon! 

Everything you need for a day out on the water. Fishing poles, bait & tackle, refreshments, snacks. Have your own boat? The boat launch fee is $5.

For information on moorage payments please call 253-967-3339.

Shoreline Park and Russell Landing Pavillion rental information can be found below.

Boat/Kayak/SUP Rentals & Training
Russell Landing Marina
Single Kayak  $10 per hr/$65 8hrs
Double Kayak $15 per hr/$80 8hrs
Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) $15 per hr/$80 8hrs
Fishing Kayak $15 per hr/$80 8hrs
Sailing Kayak $15 per hour/$60 8hrs
Peddle Boat $10 per hour
9.9hp Fishing Boat $18 per hr/$95 8hrs + gas
Pontoon (10 person) $215 4hr/$375 8hr + gas
Pontoon (8 person) $190 4hr/$325 8hr + gas
Lowe Fish and Ski (6 person) & Tube $215 4hr/$375 8hr + gas

 

Prices do not include gas (currently $5/gal). Rentals are due back by 5 p.m. Motorboats and pontoons may be reserved in advance.

Boating Requirements
You must have a Washington State Boater Education ID card or equivalent in order to rent a pontoon or motorboat. All boats come with appropriate safety equipment — life jackets, flotation cushion, oars or paddles, anchor, motor shut-off key and instructions on boating operations. You must return all equipment at the completion of your rental. To obtain a Washington State Boater Education ID card, visit boatus.org/washington, register and complete the exam. Upon completion, print out the certificate and bring it or your permanent boater card to the office when you rent a watercraft. All patrons renting a motorized boat or are required to purchase fuel consumed upon the return of the boat.

Paddling
For paddling (canoe, kayak and SUPS), please take the required free paddle sports safety course at https://www.boaterexam.com/paddling/

Reservation cancellations
Reservation cancellations or alterations, outside of 7 Days prior to rental, will receive a full refund. Inside 7 days, patron will forfeit the deposit that was taken to hold the item.

Pavilion Rentals

Reservations are required for all covered pavilions; a 72-hour cancellation or reschedule notice is required for a full refund less the $10 administrative fee. A $25 refundable deposit will be returned if the facility is clean, trash is removed and tables are in their original positions

Russell Landing Pavilions
Tall Firs Small $85 Approximately 75 people. Facility sits directly behind Marina and Tall Firs Large. Tall Firs Large $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility sits directly behind Marina. Summer Cove $65 Approximately 20 people. Facility sits next to a playground and beach.
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Shoreline Park Pavilions

Lakeview - Bldg 8271 $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility left of entrance.
North Shore $65 Approximately 40 people. Facility sits above the water on stilts.
Sunrise – Bldg. 8273 $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility at the far-end of park on bluff.
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Moorage Monthly Fees

 

 

Active Duty E1-E4

Active Duty E5-O3
CW1-CW2

Active Duty O4+
CW3

All Retirees, Veterans & Civilians

20ft & Under Slip

 $55

 $60

 $65

 $70

Outside Slip

 $60

 $65

 $70

 $75

20ft+/ Double Slip

 $70

 $75

 $80

 $85

More Outdoor Recreation

Fishing Derby

Free fishing derby!

Jun 10 7 am - 10 am
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Outdoor Rec Expo & Fishing Derby

Jun 10 9 am - 2 pm
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Whitewater Rafting

Jun 11

Whitewater Rafting

Jun 11
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MWR Job Fair

No base access required. Bring your resume and transcripts or applicable certifications. On-the-spot interviews! Selections made the same day!

Jun 13 8 am - 2 pm
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Eagle's Pride Bird Walk

Jun 15 8 am - 12 pm
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DONSA hours

Jun 16

DONSA hours

Jun 16
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Holiday Hours

Jun 19

Summit Mount Baker

Jun 23
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Sporting Clays

Jun 24
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JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo

Free and open to the general public! JBLMairshow.com

Jul 15
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CYS Job Fair

No base access required. Bring your resume and transcripts or applicable certifications. On-the-spot interviews! Selections made the same day! 

Jul 18 8 am - 2 pm

CYS Job Fair

No base access required. Bring your resume and transcripts or applicable certifications. On-the-spot interviews! Selections made the same day! 

Jul 18 8 am - 2 pm
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Summit Mount Rainier

The BIG ONE

Jul 30
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Summit Mount Rainier

The BIG ONE

Jul 30