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Whale Trail viewing area recognized at Point Defiance Marina

October 19, 2017

Nonprofit highlights Point Defiance Park as a great place to view marine mammals   Point Defiance Park is now listed among about 90 West... Read More
Metro Parks Today: October 2017

October 11, 2017

News and Notes Our large-scale construction projects – such as the Eastside’s new community center and the peninsula at Point De... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma joins in saluting Tacoma Arts Month: Park Board Notes October 2017

October 11, 2017

October is Tacoma Arts Month, a celebration of our city as a hub of creativity in all its forms. Whether this is where you’ve discovered... Read More
Public invited to see artist create glass sculpture for Pacific Seas Aquarium at the Museum of Glass

October 11, 2017

Tacoma is getting a brand-new aquarium with four pieces of public art – and members of the public can watch one of them being created in th... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma seeks volunteer advisors

October 10, 2017

Do you have a passion for our parks and programs? If you’re inspired by Metro Parks’ commitment to community sustainability by provid... Read More
The elk rut is in full swing at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and it's quite a show

October 10, 2017

  It’s a natural show of force: elk are seeking herd dominance with bugling and antler clashing at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. B... Read More
History buff enlivens Metro Parks Fifty and Better regional tours

October 10, 2017

  Neither Lou Perry nor his boss knew precisely what was to come nearly four years ago when Perry agreed to drive for Metro Parks Tacoma... Read More
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum recognized for excellence

October 9, 2017

Museum in Point Defiance Park moves closer to national accreditation Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is a step closer to accreditation thro... Read More
SAMI students make a difference in Point Defiance Park

October 9, 2017

Fall Park Service Day featured both orientation and stewardship opportunities   When the Science and Math Institute (SAMI) welcomed its firs... Read More
Veterans enjoy free admission to Northwest Trek and Point Defiance Zoo, Nov. 10-12

October 9, 2017

  U.S. military veterans are invited to enjoy the splendor of Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and the wonder of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquar... Read More

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