Point Defiance Main Picnic Shelter
|Burn ban in effect at Point Defiance Park. No fires of any kind are allowed in the park until further notice, including barbecue pits and grills. Learn more >
Picnic sites are available for rent between April 1 and September 30 each year. Reservations may be made up to 365 days in advance.
Located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Boathouse Marina and Commencement Bay. Large play structure with swings available for use on site. Located near various gardens and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
*Please do not place small hibachis, table-top barbecues or any other hot items on top of picnic tables. Many of Metro Parks’ picnic tables are constructed from recycled plastic and can melt if hot items are placed on top.
- Reserve a Shelter
- Discover Our Picnic Kits - Pep up your picnic with a fun-filled kit filled with sports and games.
|Location:||5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, 98407|
Inside Point Defiance Park View Map
|Picnic Fee:||Mon-Fri $150; Sat-Sun $200|
|Tables Available:||4 under shelter, 10 outside|
|Additional Tables available for rent:||7|
|BBQ's and Stoves:||2 large BBQ's|
|Electricity:||Yes - 110v outlet|
|Parking:||Limited parking lot with 16 stalls; |
overflow parking at the Bowl, Rose
Garden and Zoo.
|Accessibility:||Click Here for Info|
Overall facility appearance and condition at Metro Parks Tacoma facilities may change between venue viewing and the day of the scheduled event.