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Metro Parks Today: Special Edition Jan. 2017

January 13, 2017

2016 was an outstanding year! This is the time of year when organizations take stock of what they've accomplished and what's next. As th... Read More
Park Board Notes – January 2017

January 12, 2017

In last month’s Park Board Notes, Commissioner Erik Hanberg talked about the fiscal planning process that resulted in the adoption of the 201... Read More
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park sets attendance record with more than a quarter million visitors in 2016

January 12, 2017

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park built it – and they came. By the carload. By the busload. In droves. The opening of the half-acre, $1.9 milli... Read More
Dozens of new trees added to 5 Metro Parks Tacoma sites

January 12, 2017

About 70 new trees have been planted at five sites over the past several months, said Mark McDonough, Metro Parks urban forester. That’s abou... Read More
Park ranger introduces new visitor programs at Point Defiance Park

January 12, 2017

It’s been just over six months since Point Defiance Park’s first park ranger and authoritative guide stepped into the job at the 760-ac... Read More
Andrea Smith elected president of the Metro Parks Board of Commissioners

January 10, 2017

Commissioner Aaron Pointer now board clerk; both elected to serve in roles until 2018   On Monday, at its first meeting of the new year, the... Read More
Up to four kids admitted free with each paying adult at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park during Kids ‘n’ Critters special event

January 9, 2017

During Presidents’ Day Weekend, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is offering an unbeatable combination of outdoor experience, animal viewing and... Read More
February brings sweet Valentine’s fun at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

January 9, 2017

Animals throughout Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will receive Valentine’s-inspired treats during a special Love at the Zoo event, Feb. 11... Read More
Run the Parks creates a sense of community.

January 6, 2017

We welcome everyone to take part in Metro Parks Tacoma runs. You don't need to be an athlete. You don't even need to run! Regardless o... Read More
Fort to close for a week for maintenance, reopen to full slate of programming

January 6, 2017

Escape room, heritage workshops in works through March   Fort Nisqually Living History Museum will be closed to the public from Jan. 8 to 17... Read More

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