Join the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Community

One of the best parts of living on-post at Carter Lake is that you are part of the community. A short commute means you have more time to explore the area, appreciate the scenery, and discover new favorite spots. Take advantage of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington lifestyle when you take part in resident events and bond with your new neighbors. Our community offers a tight-knit feel so you’ll still find yourself well-connected to nearby hotspots, local shopping, and flavorful restaurant options.

Whether you’re stopping by an on-post amenity, running errands around town, or looking for a new weekend activity, it’s all close to home. Design your day the way you want, with the hobbies, food, and entertainment you love most.

Experience Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Our three and four-bedroom homes allow you the opportunity to eat, shop, and live at ease and on-post. Choose from local favorites to stock your fridge or squeeze in some spur-of-the-moment shopping on your schedule. Seeking a weekend getaway in nature? Find ample places to hike, bike, or get outdoors close to home. You’ll find endless opportunities to discover new hangouts spots, create new memories, and make the most of every day.

residents eating near Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Food & Drinks

  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews
  • Texas Roadhouse
Residents out near Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Community & Resources

  • Department of Social and Health Services
  • McVeigh Sports & Fitness Center
  • Clover Park School District
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
a family eating ice cream near Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Shopping & Entertainment

  • Westfield Southcenter
  • Tacoma Mall
  • Olympic Mountains
  • Mount Rainier
  • Snoqualmie Pass
  • AMC Southcenter 16

More Than a Home,
It's a Community

A furnished living room at Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
A mother helping her daughter ride a bike at Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
A father holding his son at Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
A house cat laying down at Carter Lake in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington