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Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventures program is now part of Tacoma Nature Center!

Please note that all trip withdrawals must be made prior to 48 hours before the trip to be eligible for a refund.  

  Family Adventures

Fall Foliage Family Hike
Ages 10 and up, $50+tax/family of four, $10+tax/additional family members
Hike up to Rattlesnake Lodge and enjoy the views on top. Guided hike and transportation are provided. Leave from the Tacoma Nature Center. Pre-registration by 4:00pm on October 20 is required.
October 22          9:00am - 2:00pm        82584

  Family Campouts

Family campouts will return in the Summer of 2017. Information will be posted here in the Spring!

   Homeschool Adventures

Ages 10 - 15, $25 + tax/participant, $22.50 + tax/TNC Member
Take what you are learning in the classroom and apply it outside. These trips are geared toward students enrolled in homeschool science at the Tacoma Nature Center and will follow the theme of the curriculum each month. Trips may include rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, etc, and will occur once a month on Wednesdays. Times and locations will vary depending on the activity. All trips leave from the Tacoma Nature Center. Transportation and all equipment provided. Pre-registration required. 
Oct. 26, 1:00-3:30      Energy of the Tides - Kayaking on the Foss Waterway      82631
Nov. 16, 1:00-3:30     Movement of Water - Swan Creek Hike                              82632
Dec. 14, 9:30-12:30  The Impacts of Our Towns & Cities on Water                      82633
                                  Trip to the Wet Sceince Center in Olympia

  Adults Only Adventures

The following adventures are for adults only. 
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Nisqually Delta Naturalist Led Paddle  

Ages 18 and up, $65+tax/participant. $58.50+tax/TNC Member
Join us for a paddle in one of the largest saltwater estuaries in the South Sound. Learn about all kinds of birds, sea life and plants from an expert naturalist as you paddle. Meet at Luhr Beach Boat Launch. Pre-registration by 4:00pm on October 6 is required.
October 8          10:00am -  1:00pm      82576


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