tree walk at point defiance

Upcoming Activities

Forest Yoga

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020
10:30 am
Point Defiance Park
Slow down and combine the beauty of time spent in nature with the benefits of yoga. When you leave the four walls of a studio or home or office, all of your senses wake up: sc…

Spring Rose Pruning Demo

Saturday, Mar 7, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
March 7 9 am-12 pm Meet in the Rose Garden at Point Defiance Park Consulting rosarians from the Tacoma Rose Society and Metro Parks staff will demonstrate rose-pruning techniq…

Coffee with the Birds – Eagles, Owl and Raptors

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Birding for Seniors: Birds of Point Defiance

Friday, Mar 27, 2020
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Enjoy a short lecture with seating provided, followed by an optional short walk. This program is made possible by support from Franke Tobey Jones Senior University.

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, you must be able to walk two miles over uneven terrain, but w…

Coffee with the Birds – Crows and Ravens

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, you must be able to walk two miles over uneven terrain, but w…

Coffee with the Birds – Spring Arrivals

Saturday, May 9, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, May 31, 2020
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, you must be able to walk two miles over uneven terrain, but w…

Explore the Shore

Friday, Jun 5, 2020
11:15 am
Owen Beach
Explore the Shore beach walks are timed to take advantage of the low tides that reveal many of Puget Sound’s most interesting shoreline creatures. Discover a world that’…

Coffee with the Birds – Listening For Birds

Saturday, Jun 13, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Explore the Shore

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
12:45 pm
Owen Beach
Explore the Shore beach walks are timed to take advantage of the low tides that reveal many of Puget Sound’s most interesting shoreline creatures. Discover a world that’…

Explore the Shore

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020
12:45 pm
Owen Beach
Explore the Shore beach walks are timed to take advantage of the low tides that reveal many of Puget Sound’s most interesting shoreline creatures. Discover a world that’…

Explore the Shore

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020
11:45 am
Owen Beach
Explore the Shore beach walks are timed to take advantage of the low tides that reveal many of Puget Sound’s most interesting shoreline creatures. Discover a world that’…

Coffee with the Birds – Woodpeckers and Cavity Nesters

Saturday, Aug 8, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Explore the Shore

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
10:45 am
Owen Beach
Explore the Shore beach walks are timed to take advantage of the low tides that reveal many of Puget Sound’s most interesting shoreline creatures. Discover a world that’…

Birding for Seniors: Birds of Point Defiance

Friday, Aug 28, 2020
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Enjoy a short lecture with seating provided, followed by an optional short walk. This program is made possible by support from Franke Tobey Jones Senior University. This activ…

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, Aug 30, 2020
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, you must be able to walk two miles over uneven terrain, but w…

Birding for Seniors: Birds of Point Defiance

Friday, Sep 11, 2020
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Enjoy a short lecture with seating provided, followed by an optional short walk. This program is made possible by support from Franke Tobey Jones Senior University. This activ…

Coffee with the Birds – Fall Migrants

Saturday, Sep 12, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…

Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk

Sunday, Sep 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, you must be able to walk two miles over uneven terrain, but w…

Coffee with the Birds – Madrone Feeding Frenzy

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Good morning, birds, Bluebeard and binoculars! Discover the birds of Point Defiance Park with free coffee and Tahoma Audubon’s free binocular library. Beginner birders t…