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Spend the Day

walker on promenade

The Point Defiance Waterfront is adjacent to many other additional activities and natural wonders that you and your family can enjoy for the day or if you find you run out of time, spend the weekend using our overnight moorage!

Point Defiance Park      
The 702-acre Point Defiance Park is a popular destination for about two million people each year. Natural forest, saltwater beaches and spectacular views offer numerous possibilities for recreation, education and communing with nature.
Learn more about Point Defiance Park
        
Ruston Way
The two-mile long scenic waterfront is a great place for walking, jogging or rollerblading. Fishing enthusiasts can find a place to drop their lines at the Les Davis Pier.
        
Ferry Terminal
Take the ferry from Point Defiance Park to Vashon Island.