About Wapato Lake
Wapato Lake, Washington

Wapato Lake in Washington is located just six miles south of downtown Tacoma in Wapato Park.

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is 28 miles away and St Joseph’s Hospital is 4.6 miles away. Many local airports and other medical care facilities are nearby as well.

Fun On and Around the Lake

The lake itself is approximately 26 acres in size and is the perfect combination of lake and forest. This beautiful landscape features walking, running, or biking trails, playgrounds, dog parks, and picnic shelters. There is good shoreline access and an opportunity to catch trout.

Adults and kids can enjoy fishing in the springtime when the lake is freshly stocked. You can expect to catch rainbow trout, black crappie, bluegill, brown butthead, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, and yellow perch.

Wapato Park that also has a one-mile trail encircling the entirety of the lake and offers access to different fishing spots.

The Perfect Choice

With an above-average school district, suburban feel with the city just a short ways away, you will be able to enjoy this amazing setting and the abundance of outdoor activities Wapato Lake has to offer.