Welcome to Black Diamond
Secluded and private suburban-rural hybrid featuring a brand new master-planned community
Hidden from the busyness and noise of city life, Black Diamond serves as an oasis for its residents. Lined mostly by single-lane roads, and traversed almost exclusively by residents, those seeking a town that is private and quiet will adore what they find here. On top of its exquisite residential communities, Black Diamond is also lauded for its breathtaking outdoor spaces, including Lake Sawyer and Black Diamond Natural Area.
Announced in 2020, the Ten Trails master-planned neighborhood will occupy a whopping 1,200 acres of the town. In total, it will feature 6,000 single-family homes. It will also serve as a vibrant mixed-use community with various housing, employment, educational, and recreational opportunities within the city of Black Diamond.
What to Love
- Peaceful and comfortable rural-suburban hybrid
- Ten Trails, a new master-planned community
- Close to numerous state parks
- Lake Sawyer
Country living in the Pacific Northwest is at its best in Black Diamond. Located approximately 26 miles east of Tacoma and about eight miles north of Enumclaw, many individuals have found this area to be secluded and convenient. Outdoor enthusiasts are particularly fond of this town, as it features an expansive lake (Lake Sawyer), numerous state parks, and gorgeous nature trails. Despite being relatively close to major cities, locals can feel miles away from it all when residing in Black Diamond.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
3rd Avenue is the place to be for shopping and dining in Black Diamond. You can find everything needed to live a comfortable and easygoing life along this main road.
Minutes outside of town (on the northern edge of Black Diamond), locals can shop at various popular retailers. Just north of the Black Diamond Natural Area and Henry's Ridge Natural Area, pick up everything you need at Safeway, Fred Meyer, and other essential stores. Be sure to stop into specialty stores such as Black Diamond Antiques and The Smoke House and More butcher shop in town.
Things to Do
When it comes to fun and amusement, Black Diamond has a fantastic reputation.
Those who appreciate time spent on the lake will love living close to Lake Sawyer. Surrounded by Lake Sawyer Regional Park, visitors can explore scenic hiking trails and enjoy a host of water sports. The warmer months of the year are always improved by visiting this gorgeous park and lake.
Encompassing all of Black Diamond are many parks, preserves, trails, and other outdoor spaces. Residents bask in the stunning surroundings at Black Diamond Natural Area, Flaming Geyser State Park (which features two geysers), Green River Gorge State Park Conservation Area, and Henry's Ridge Natural Area.
Find out more about schools in the Auburn and Enumclaw School Districts within the Black Diamond area here.
Read more about the city of Black Diamond here, and Ten Trails here.
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