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  • Explore the Forest

    Get into Point Defiance Park's forested zone at an upcoming Ranger program.
  • Park Improvements

    Exciting new ways to enjoy Point Defiance are coming soon.
  • Fitness & Fun

    Discover the great programs at Tacoma's community centers.
  • Valentine's 5k

    Let's run away together at the Valentine's Run on Saturday, Feb. 11.
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Capital Projects and Park Improvements

In 2014 voters passed the largest bond measure in Metro Parks history, which means residents will see plenty of improvements to parks and facilities!

Browse the five featured projects below, or VIEW THEM ALL.
  • W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
  • Destination Point Defiance
  • Japanese Garden
  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
  • Eastside Community Center

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  • Point Defiance Beach Cleanup

    January 21, 9:00am

    Get hooked on helping at these cleanup events held every 3rd Saturday at th...
  • Relax and Renew

    January 21

    Enjoy guided relaxation among the flowers of the Conservatory. No experienc...
  • Coffee with the Birds

    January 21, 9:00am

    Bring your coffee mug and enjoy the birds of Point Defiance Park. Meet the ...
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