Coffee with the Birds

Free Drop-In Tours

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
11-11:30 am – Walking History Tour, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
2:30-3 pm – Garden Tour,  Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Aug. 10-11, August 24, Sept. 1.
1-2 pm – Ranger-led Nature Walk, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free

Upcoming Activities

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
August 25 12-2 pm Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance with a certified arborist and immerse yourself into the world of living natural history. Fall in love with…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Saturday, Sep 7, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
September 7 1-2 pm Free! Meet the Park Ranger at the Rhodendron Garden pavilion and explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth fore…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
September 8 1-2 pm Free! Meet the Park Ranger at the Rhodendron Garden pavilion and explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth fore…

Coffee with the Birds

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Bring your mug and enjoy coffee or hot chocolate while learning about the birds at Point Defiance Park. This event is perfect for everyone from beginner birders to experts loo…

Connecting Art with Nature

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Join nature artist Julie Hepp for a hands-on workshop. Participants will work with natural materials to connect nature and art.

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
October 5 1-2 pm Free! Meet the Park Ranger at the Rhodendron Garden pavilion and explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
October 6 1-2 pm Free! Meet the Park Ranger at the Rhodendron Garden pavilion and explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest…

Birding for Seniors: Madrone Feeding Frenzy

Friday, Oct 11, 2019
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Tacoma’s crown jewel – Point Defiance- is home to birds of many feathers! Enjoy a short naturalist lecture (seating provided), followed by an optional short walk.

Coffee with the Birds – Madrone Feeding Frenzy

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Bring your mug and enjoy coffee or hot chocolate while learning about the birds at Point Defiance Park. This event is perfect for everyone from beginner birders to experts loo…

Forest Mindfulness

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Let the forest be your guide. During this contemplative time among the trees of Point Defiance Park. learn to slow down and experience the forest in a new way with Certified F…