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AAPT Washington

Pierce College 

9401 Farwest Dr 
Lakewood, WA 98498

Approaching the North - Gravelly Lake:
From the Seattle/Tacoma and points North, Take Interstate 5 south to the Gravelly Lake exit. Signs will mark the route that follows.  At exit 124 turn right onto Gravelly Lake Dr SW.  Follow this , first left (at the island with the City of Lakewood sign) then a curving right around the lake to the second stoplight. At this point (1.2 mi) you are headed North and turn left (west) onto Washington Boulevard SW. In roughly 5 blocks the road begins to angle north and becomes Military Road SW.  Continue for roughly the same distance you drove on Washington to get to the stoplight at 112th St. SW.  After 1.9 mi turn right onto 112th and then an immediate left (North) onto Farwest Dr.  Turn into campus at the reader board(1.2 mi).  Take the first left into "A" parking lot and proceed to the end of the lot.  The meeting is in the Rainier Building.

Approaching from the South:
Follow Interstate 5 North to exit 124 (Gravelly Lake exit).  Take a left over the freeway and then follow the directions above.

Approaching the North - 72nd St Exit:
From the North take exit 129 and turn right onto 74th St.  Continue on 74 past S Tacoma Way, the high school,  and Lakewood Dr.,  After which 74th curves left and turns into Custer road.  Custer begins heading directly South at around 86th SW and you will turn right (West) at 88th.  This will be joined by (and become) Steilacoom Blvd.  Follow this past the shopping mall and the Western State Hospital Campus. The next intersection is Farwest Dr to the Left and Sentinel to the right.  Turn Left onto Farwest Dr and continue to the main entrance to the college on your left.


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6125 Motor Ave SW,

Lakewood, WA 98499

(253) 584-2212

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1609 McNeil St,

DuPont, WA 98327

(253) 912-8900

Hampton Inn & Suites

DuPont 800 Station Loop,

DuPont, WA 98327

(253) 912-4444

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9920 S Tacoma Way,

Tacoma, WA 98499,,

(253) 588-5241


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Lakewood - South Tacoma,

4215 Sharondale St SW,

Lakewood, WA 98499,,

(253) 589-8800