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Biking Five Mile Drive in Point Defiance Park PARKS
Metro Parks Tacoma offers a wide spectrum of parks and open space resources over more than 2,960 acres.
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Alphabetical List of Parks
Point Defiance Park


Clouded Leopard ATTRACTIONS
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
Meadow Park Golf Course
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Point Defiance Marina Complex
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Tacoma Nature Center
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory

Heidelberg Field View From Press Box ATHLETIC FACILITIES
Heidelberg Davis Athletic Complex
SERA Athletic Fields
Peck Field

STAR Center
Center at Norpoint
People's Community Center
Portland Ave. Community Center
stewart hts pool POOLS & SPRAYGROUNDS
Kandle Pool  (outdoor)
Stewart Heights Pool (outdoor)
Eastside Pool
Center at Norpoint Pool
Wading Pools         

Dogs Enjoying Pooch Pool Party at Stewart Heights Pool DOG PARKS & ACTIVITIES

Thematic gardens, including a Japanese Garden, Rose Garden and Northwest Native Garden provide a wide variety of horticultural experiences for visitors. Take a leisurely stroll, have a picnic, bring your camera and enjoy Tacoma's gardens.

Group at Project Planning Meeting in Point Defiance Park CONDUCT IN OUR PARKS
Tacoma Municipal Code - Park Code Chapter 8.27
• Parks open 1/2 hour before sunrise
• Parks close 1/2 hour after sunset
• Smoking in parks is prohibited

Over 70 of our parks & facilities have transition plans that Metro Parks Tacoma has been actively working to resolve through capital bond improvements and maintenance work orders. Most of the improvements will be completed by the end of 2012.

Northwest Trek Volunteers Out in the Field CONSERVATION
Ecosystem Services
• Stewardship
• Bio Blitz
• Nature Education

Old Car at Entry to Point Defiance Park HISTORY
Our historic places make our community special and offer experiences and information that help make the past real.
Historic Places
Historic People
Art & Artifacts

Titlow Lodge Wedding Decor RENTALS
Weddings & Facility Rentals
Picnic Shelters & Kits
Event Rentals
Sports Field Rentals
Pool Parties
Rental Forms & Policies

Group Working to Clean Up Wooded Area in Park VOLUNTEER
Whether you're a sports enthusiast who wants to pass on lessons of teamwork, a senior with time and talent to give, or a student looking for course credit, we have a volunteer opportunity to fit your lifestyle.
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Headquarters Building CONTACTS
• General Information (253) 305-1000 / TTY (253) 759-9286
• Emergency 911
• Security/Public Safety (253) 305-1050
  (during business hours)
• Non-Emergency Park Issues
• Weather Closure Line (253) 305-1062