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Help name Point Defiance Park’s breakwater peninsula

July 13, 2017

  Metro Parks welcomes suggestions for new area that opens in 2018; deadline is Aug. 4 Picture this: 11 acres of land on the edge of Com... Read More
Foundations supporting park assets; Park Board Notes July 2017

July 13, 2017

As a member of the Metro Parks Board of Commissioners, I am proud of the way our independent government agency serves the community with well-mai... Read More
Point Defiance Lodge – now Visitors Center – recognized as historic

July 13, 2017

1898 structure is only remaining building from the early days of Point Defiance Park   The Point Defiance Lodge, the home of the park’... Read More
As construction on new Eastside Community Center continues, public invited to give input on future of Portland Avenue Community Center and Park

July 13, 2017

Second in series of public meetings scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Portland Avenue center   Carpenters are busily building forms for... Read More
Point Defiance Marina is honored with grant

July 13, 2017

Grow Boating award comes from the Northwest Marine Trade Association   The Point Defiance Marina recently received a $2,100 Grow Boating f... Read More
Metro Parks Today: July 2017

July 13, 2017

News and Notes In addition to all of the news you’ll find in this issue of Metro Parks Today, here is one more note: Stay tuned for th... Read More
Keeper Spotlight at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, July 15

July 12, 2017

Talk to keepers, watch animals up close, and see a showcase of enrichment toys and special food items that keepers use to encourage natural behav... Read More
It’s Wild Cat Weekend at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

July 12, 2017

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has set aside two days, July15 and 16, to highlight wild cats. The public is invited to learn about the conservat... Read More
A great deal: Four-and-a-half hours at the zoo for half off general admission

July 12, 2017

What’s greater than a mid-summer bargain? How about a mid-summer bargain that includes tigers, polar bears, red wolves, penguins, sharks, sti... Read More
Celebrate an all-American July with Red (foxes), white (swans) and caribou at Northwest Trek

July 12, 2017

Another American bison calf was born at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park near Eatonville over the weekend, bringing to six the number of newborn memb... Read More

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