Destination Point Defiance
|Monday, June 29
Traffic Alert: SAMI portables to be moved. Get details
Week of July 5:
Expect fencing to go up in the Triangle area.
Waterfront Phase I about to begin
Metro Parks Tacoma’s Waterfront Phase I project is about to begin. 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. The work is on track to begin the week of July 5 at the Pearl Street entrance.
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 for review on July 27.
Click here to see the latest maps, and look for more details in the coming weeks.
Four Major Project Areas