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Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventures program is now part of Tacoma Nature Center!

Please note that all trip withdrawals must be made prior to 48 hours before the trip to be eligible for a refund.

  Family Snow Adventures

undefinedFamily Snow Play Days 
Ages 3 and up   
Have fun sledding, snowshoeing or just playing while making new friends in the mountains! Please bring your own snow toys. Transportation provided to and from the mountain.  YOU MUST REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE TACOMA NATURE CENTER OR BY PHONE (253-404-3930).
Family of up to four $50 + tax    Additional $9 + tax per person
TNC Member Family (4) $45 + tax

Saturday, January 19    8am - 2pm   Meet at Eastside Community Center
Saturday, February 23  8am - 2pm   Meet at Star Center
Saturday, March 16      8am - 2pm    Meet at People’s Center

undefinedFamily Snowshoeing          SIGN UP ONLINE
Ages 7 and up    
Bundle up the kids for a day of playing in the snow and an introduction to snowshoeing.  Dress for cold weather, wear sturdy boots and bring water and a sack lunch. Transportation and snowshoes provided.
Fee:$30/person    TNC Member $27.00
Saturday, January 26   8am - 2pm      Meet at Eastside Community Center
Saturday, March 23      8am - 2pm      Meet at Star Center

 Adult Adventures

undefinedAdult Snowshoeing            SIGN UP ONLINE
Ages 18 and up
Join us for an exhilarating easy to moderate hike while basking in the mountains winter beauty.  No experience necessary transportation and snowshoes provided.  Pack a lunch, snacks and water.
Fee: $65 per person; TNC Member: $58.50
Saturday, January 12        8am - 2pm     Meet at Eastside Community Ctr
Saturday, February 9        8am - 2pm      Meet at Star Center - TRIP CANCELLED
Saturday, March 9             8am - 2pm     Meet at People’s Center


 Kayak Lessons

undefinedBeginning Kayaking Classes    SIGN UP ONLINE
Learn the basics of kayaking to get you prepared for your own adventures on the water.  Class will cover basic equipment, clothing, parts of a kayak and where to go in the South Sound.  After taking the class get a $5.00 discount on our guided kayak trips. Class takes place indoors at the Tacoma Nature Center.
Fee: $25; TNC Membership: $22.50
Tuesday, March 19        6:30PM – 8:30PM Tacoma Nature Center
Wednesday, April 17      6:30PM – 8:30PM Tacoma Nature Center


 Paddling Adventures

undefinedBeginners Paddle: Mother’s Day outing    SIGN UP ONLINE
Ages 7Y and up
Spend the morning paddling on the Foss Waterway in downtown Tacoma.  Paddle past the glass museum, marinas, and under the historic 11th street bridge on this urban mother’s day adventure. Afterwards grab brunch at many of the fantastic downtown restaurants. Meet at 1930 E D Street
Each Person   $35.00+tax/person, 31.50+tax/TNC member
Sunday, May 12     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

undefinedBeginners Paddle: Boston Harbor Outing    SIGN UP ONLINE
Ages 7 and up
Paddle out of picturesque Boston Harbor around Dofflemeyer Point.  Explore the north end of Budd Inlet and look for wildlife on this leisurely paddle with the Olympia skyline in the distance. Meet at Boston Harbor Marina.
Each Person   $65.00+tax/person, 58.50+tax/TNC member
Saturday. May 18      12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Contact Us
(253) 320-1111