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Renovation update:

The Northwest Adventure Center sales store at Lewis North is scheduled to close Oct. 25, 2016.  Adventure programming, POV storage, equipment rentals (with the exception of ski/snow equipment), cabin/tent site reservations, RV Travel Park reservations, special orders, FFL's, Fishing/Hunting License Sales and a small retail operation will still be available on the left side of the building.   Hours of operation will be 9am-5:30 pm 7 days a week . All ski rentals and apparel retail will operate out of Adventures Unlimited at McChord Field. All ammunition, gun & hunting accessories & hunting registration will operate out of the Skeet Range. All moorage and boat storage payments, pavilion rentals, fishing retail and hunting/fishing license sales will operate out of Russell Landing Marina.

Fees and pricing is subject to change. For information on Events, Equipment,
Rentals, Fees, Rules and Hunting/Shooting please go to the Community Pages

Northwest Adventure Center offers trips, outdoor gear, scuba diving, ATV park, marina, shooting ranges, storage lot and travel camp with cabin rentals.

NW Adventure Center


Northwest Adventure Center

If you love being outdoors and active, the Northwest Adventure Center can help make it happen for you!

You can sign up for trips and tours, or come to our retail and rental store for equipment checkout.

Many specialty diving classes are available at Joint Base Lewis-McChord SCUBA. Adult SCUBA diving classes include the basic open water, advance, rescue, the master diver, dive master and the dive instructor.

Retail and Rental Store

Our retail store carries everything you need for a wonderful day skiing, fishing, or camping. We have gun sales.

We have a great selection of equipment rentals for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, camping, hiking, barbecuing, etc.

For more information on all the Northwest Adventure Center has to offer call 253-967-8282/7744.

Adventure Programs


Adventure Programs

Unit Trips, FRG Trips, Sea Kayaking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Fishing, Bungee Jumping, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing and many more adventure programs. Go to our Tours page

Outdoor Equipment Rental

Tents, Coolers, Stoves, Grills, Party canopies, Camping trailers, Motor boats, Fishing equipment, Crab rings, Cots, Folding Chairs, Tables, Life vests, Water skis, Kayaks, Skis, Snowboards, Snowshoes, Sports equipment & more.

rv storage

shoreline park

RV Storage Lot

Need to store your RV or boat? That NAC has covered and uncovered storage spaces available.

The storage facility is fully enclosed with a locked gate, and the minimum storage time is one month. Only registered patrons will have access to the RV Storage areas. For additional information, call the NAC at 253-967-8282/7744.

Shoreline Park

Check the Pool Schedule for hours
Starting June 20, Shoreline Park will be open throughout the week noon–7 p.m. The park with two shores of American Lake, recreational pavillions available for rent, and a swimming beach. The Showers and toilets are located in the bathhouse next to the beach. Paddle boats or canoes & kayaks are available for rent at the marina store

Summer Cove Moorage

Summer Cove MAP

Picturesque waterfront park on American Lake with shallow wading area, a sandy beach & a huge playground. Stroll the trails, bring a

Russell Landing Marina

Russell Landing Marina is closed Oct. 1–March 31. Open Hours are Apr 1–Sep 30, Wed–Sun 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 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 host to a number of special events - ask us about what's coming soon! For information, moorage and pavilion payments please call the Northwest Adventure Center at 253-967-2510




Northwest Adventures
Locations & Hours of Operation

Community Pages

Registration for Trips

is through the Northwest Adventure Center and online through RecTrac.
NW Adventure Tours

Any cancellations or changes made to any reservation will be assessed a $10 administrative fee each time.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 253-967-6263 OR email

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Info 253-967-8282/7744