Metro Parks Tacoma

  • Register
  • Come Play

    Bring the kids to explore Discovery Pond, our free, nature-themed playground.

  • Virtual Tour

    Take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Tacoma Nature Center!

  • Take a Class

    Join in exciting nature programs for youth, adults or families. 
  • Celebrate!

    Have a wild party! Four different party packages for that special occasion.
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Welcome to the Tacoma Nature Center

The Tacoma Nature Center is a 71-acre nature preserve encompassing Snake Lake and the surrounding
wetlands and forest. Stroll nature trails to experience native birds, animals and plants. Join in exciting nature programs
and summer day camps. Visit our collection of small animals including an observation beehiv

Nature Center News
We still have a few spots left in our summer preschool session and two spots for pre-K students in our 2017-18 school year session.  Details.
And, we have native plants for sale! Info  here.

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