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40th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a special year of celebration in 2019. We have many ways you can participate and hope to see you soon.  Details
Celebration events include special art exhibits, a Family Adventure Challenge, members-only events, and more!
Titlow Family Nature Walk Showing iPad

Family Nature Walks

Explore Tacoma's Parks during these free naturalist-led walks. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Not recommended for strollers, wheelchairs or children under 3. Free.

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Did you miss our Spring Plant Sale?
You can purchase plants here throughout the summer.  Here is a list of the plants we currently have. Note - this list was valid as of the date and time specified on it, plants may have sold since then.

Fall Native Plant Sale  
October 5, 2019, 9 am - 2 pm
Check here for a list of available plants on Friday, October 4 by 1:00pm.
Come early for best selection.

undefined Tiptoe Through the Tidepools
Bring your family to explore the beach, learn about tide pool life and have lots of fun during some of the lowest tides of the year. A naturalist will guide low-tide beach exploration. Free!

Meet at Titlow Beach. Wear shoes to protect from the rocky beach and bring plenty of water and sunscreen. For more information contact Tacoma Nature Center. Titlow Beach is located at the west end of 6th Avenue in Tacoma, near Steamers Cafe.

May 19, 2019      11:00am – 2:00pm
June 2, 2019       10:00am – 1:00pm
July 5, 2019         12:00pm - 3:00pm
August 1, 2019     11:00am - 2:00pm
August 30, 2019   10:00am - 1:00pm

Titlow Beach, 8425 6th Ave,Tacoma, WA 98406


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