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Point Defiance master plan in the news

May 22, 2015

Point Defiance Park master plan featured on front page of the May 21, 2015 Tacoma Weekly. Read it online at: Read More
Bike trail expansion connects two parks

May 7, 2015

City of Tacoma officials commemorated completion of phase II of the Water Flume Trail; cyclists can now ride safely between Oak Tree Park and South... Read More
PIO Notes

May 5, 2015

Happy Tuesday. The warm weather has helped along plenty of projects throughout our park district, from Point Defiance to the Hilltop neighborhood t... Read More
Solar powered garbage means fewer trips to the landfill!

May 4, 2015

Partnering with Tacoma’s Public Works Department to Evaluate Recycling in Park Settings New recycling and garbage units have been installed a... Read More
100th Anniversary of Meadow Park Golf Course

May 4, 2015

This year Meadow Park Golf Course celebrates Tacoma’s first century of public golf. The first nine holes of what was then... Read More
Fashion and Family Fun at the Fort

May 4, 2015

A revealing look at Victorian fashion – including a peek at corsets and petticoats – will be part of the annual celebration of Queen Vi... Read More
Longtime Zoo Employee and Educator Named Education Curator

May 4, 2015

Karen Povey, a 17-year employee at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium who helped pioneer educational live-animal presentations at Wild Wonders Outdo... Read More
Celebrate 40 Years of Awe-some with Up-close Views of Animals

May 4, 2015

Imagine a place where American bison, Roosevelt elk and rare woodland caribou roam free. Where moose stand majestically in a serene lake, and trump... Read More
5,000th Participant Milestone in Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's Shark Dive Program

May 3, 2015

Girls squeal with delight as they emerge from water after coming face-to-face with 16 sharks In the last 18 months, more than 5,00... Read More
Crafts of the Past Returns to Fort Nisqually

May 3, 2015

The popular Crafts of the Past program returns for its fourth year at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Modern practitioners of 19th century ar... Read More

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