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Lincoln Park/Eldridge Playfield

Features You'll Find:
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    • Parking Stalls
    • Trail / Soft
    • Picnic / Drop in
    • Playground

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

Restroom Schedule

801 S. 37th St.
Tacoma, WA 98418

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Established in 1889, this neighborhood park located by Lincoln High School is home to a significant tree collection similar in character to Wright Park's.

Lincoln Park is 10.41 acres.

Kids on Swings in Lincoln Park 1928HISTORY
In 1889 the Tacoma Land Company donated 40 acres of land for use as a park in the south end to the City of Tacoma. The park was originally known as South Park. In 1901 the Park Commissioners officially changed the name to Lincoln Park in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. Read more about the history of Lincoln Park.

- Design Study Report was completed to guide future improvements to this park. New play equipment, lighting, water main, restroom renovation/old restroom building removed, tree planting, and landscaping and pathway renovation completed. Work was funded by the Parks Improvement Bond Measure, approved by the citizens of Tacoma in November of 2005.