Puget Creek Natural Area
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- Stream / River
- Trail / Soft
Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset
2429 N Alder Way
Tacoma, WA 98406
This natural area was established in 1985.
Current/2013 - Entry Enhancements and Boardwalk
MPT's part of the budget is $37,000 (the remaining capital funds in the 2005 Bond Program for Puget Creek Park). PCRS is providing the rest of the funding. The boardwalk will be a complete loop that meets ADA requirements. There are two spots where the trail will cross the creek.
Current/2012 - Coho pond dredging is scheduled for August 2012 to restore salmon habitat in this tributary of Puget Creek.
2012 - Metro Parks Natural Resources Division worked with the public to develop a management plan to help Puget Creek reach its full potential.
Project Manager: Joe Brady, (253) 305-1014
• Puget Creek Management Plan
• Appendix Maps
• Appendix Report A.1 & B.1
2011 - Habitat restoration work completed including removal of invasive species and planting of native plants throughout the gulch along with some trail improvements.
Project Manager: Mary Anderson, (253) 617-8257