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December 8

Salmon Saturday

Saturday, December 8 (10:00am - 2:00pm)

Welcome Swan Creek salmon as they return home to spawn!

Experience the special wonder of watching salmon make their way upstream in an urban setting. Learn about the salmon, and how to protect them, with guided tours, children's activities and more at this free event.

Take a tour, stroll or hike on your own, or simply stop by to pick up free resource materials.


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Viewing bridge in Swan Creek Park's canyon area

Swan Creek Park, 2820 Pioneer Way E. - Canyon Entrance/Parking Lot. On-site parking is limited. Some parking may be found along Pioneer Way and Waller Road.

  • Coming from River Road (near I-5): 
    When you are on Pioneer Way East coming from River Road, watch for the Clay Art Center and Barker's Barn (both on the right side of the road). There is also a small Swan Creek Park sign posted right before the park entrance parking lot. On the left, across from the park entrance, is a large fenced freight distribution center.  If you reach the Waller Road stop light, you've passed it. 
  • Coming from Puyallup:
    If you are coming from the Puyallup area on Pioneer Way East, it's just past the stoplight at Pioneer Way E. & Waller Road (on left).  The park is also on the left.

Learn more about Swan Creek Park

Swan Creek Salmon