Destination Point Defiance
Waterfront Phase I has begun
Metro Parks Tacoma’s Waterfront Phase I project began July 6. This array of work will lead to:
Waterfront Phase I is part of Destination Point Defiance, an even broader initiative that will also lead to a new aquarium, viewpoint upgrades and still more improvements for the park.
As part of Waterfront Phase I, Metro Parks Tacoma has joined forces with the City of Tacoma to host an innovative water treatment system designed to improve Puget Sound water quality.
Since January, Metro Parks planners and consultants have worked with citizens to update the Master Plan for Point Defiance Park. Thanks to your input, planners have refined their ideas and tentatively plan to present options to the Park Board this summer, possibly in early August.
Click here to see the latest maps, and look for more details in the coming weeks.
Four Major Project Areas