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Treat Yourself to a Visit to Point Defiance Park

December 8, 2014

by Bruce & Barbara Lind The Point Defiance Park Rose Garden is a centerpiece of one of the great urban parks in our country. An arbor featuring... Read More
Park Board Update 12-8-14

December 8, 2014

Biennial Budget ApprovedThe Board of Park Commissioners passed the 2015-2016 Biennial Budget. View the PowerPoint presentation and the comple... Read More
Holiday Gifts You Can DO!

December 1, 2014

Engage in mindful giving this holiday season and feel good about giving gifts that reflect your environmental values, while providing opportunities... Read More
Plunge Into 2015 at the Coolest Event of the Year

December 1, 2014

Kick off the new year with a cool tradition—a refreshing plunge into invigorating Puget Sound! Jump into the water with other jubilant merrym... Read More
Winter Wildland Deserves a Spot on Every Holiday Season Calendar

December 1, 2014

It’s the season of giving, and animals need treats and interesting items like evergreen trees, wreaths and ice piles to enrich their lives.No... Read More
Online Catalog Helps Museum's Treasures Tell a Story

December 1, 2014

Catalog and Upcoming Exhibit Highlight the Treasures at Fort Nisqually A small pewter spoon handed down as an heirloom, a powde... Read More
Buzz Saw Sharks Exhibit Closes on Jan. 4

December 1, 2014

The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago will swim away from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium after Jan. 4.So, it’s last call to see the amazi... Read More
Kids Delighted as Scuba-Diving Santa Arrives

December 1, 2014

Santa arrived at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium to squeals of delight from children. But this wasn’t an ordinary arrival. This Santa showe... Read More
Park and Zoo Rank #1 in Best of Western Washington Poll

December 1, 2014

Each year Western Washington consumers join together to vote for their local favorites. This year Point Defiance Park and Point Defiance Zoo &... Read More
Northwest's Beloved Holiday Tradition Dazzles with Color and Wonder

December 1, 2014

Zoolights 2014 at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is brilliant in many ways. The lights shine brightly, of course. The displays ar... Read More

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