Bonney Lake

Outdoor recreation and country living at its best in the pacific northwest

Where to stay, what to do, etc.
Bonney Lake is a compelling combination of a blissful retreat-like environment and thriving business community – it is the gateway to Crystal Mountain and the Sunrise side of Mount Rainier. When driving through, you can spy heavily wooded serenity, take in the view and still find modern societal necessities like an Applebee's, Target and Wal-Mart surrounded by idyllic residential communities. And though many of the Bonney Lake attractions tend to be large corporate chains, there are a few that are not. If you're driving to visit Lake Tapps or taking a trip to Mount Rainier, here are a few finds along the way ...  READ MORE

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Watch the video to see which cities made the list!

Learn More About the Region

Read about Bonney Lake

The history of the Bonney Lake plateau figures prominently in the early history of WashingtonTerritory. The Naches Trail, a former Native American path extending from the waters of Puget Sound to the Cascade Mountains and beyond, saw not only the traffic of Native Americans, but also trappers with the Hudson Bay Company and explorers from the 1841 Wilkes United States Exploring Expedition ...  READ MORE