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 beehive.

Summer Camp information is now available!  Flyer
Member registration opens March 1 and general registration opens on March 13.

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