Spanaway Park

14904 Gus G. Bresemann Road S.
Spanaway, WA 98387 

Park Amenities

This 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, a fishing pier, handicapped accessible bathrooms, a new picnic area by the south swimming beach, a newly renovated boat ramp, ADA playground equipment with a seating plaza for parents and a new three-mile trail system by Little Spanaway Lake, as well as restoring the shoreline.

In addition, the park features softball fields, basketball courts, a children's play area, and walking trails along several thousand feet of waterfront. In the holiday season, it is home to Fantasy Lights, the largest drive-through holiday display in the Northwest. Summer day camps and youth sports utilize this park's many recreational opportunities.

Park Hours

  • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM  - Jan. 2-31
  • 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Feb. 1-14
  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Feb. 15-28
  • 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM - Mar. 1-11
  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM - Mar. 12-31
  • 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM - Apr. 1-30
  • 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM - May 1-Sept. 17 
  • 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM - Sept. 18-30
  • 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Oct. 1-15
  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Oct. 16-Jan. 1

The South foot gate will be closed promptly at the posted park closing times.

Spanaway Park Map

Pierce County Spanaway Park Map 2021

Park Fees

Before heading up to the park it is important to know what is available to you and your family. The boat launch and trailer parking are open for public use. Restrooms throughout the park will be open and available for use. 

  • Launch parking is $10.00
  • Vehicle parking is $3.00
  • View additional park fees
image of Spanaway Park Permit sign


Spanaway Park boasts great family/company picnic areas with five covered open-sided picnic shelters, each with running water, electricity, and a large grill.

Large group events and car shows require a Special Use Request and permit.

See information about non-motorized watercraft rentals.

Speed Limit

The speed limit within Spanaway Park is 20 m.p.h.

Special Events
The following special events are scheduled in the park and can affect entrance and parking availability: