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Puget Creek Natural Area

Features You'll Find:
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  • NATURAL FEATURES
    • Stream / River
  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    • Trail / Soft
Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

N Alder Way & N Lawrence St.
Tacoma, WA 98406

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At 66-acres, this natural area has one of only three salmon-bearing streams within the city limits and also offers opportunities for enhanced environmental education.
This natural area was established in 1985.
 

Puget Park Map 2015
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Aerial View of Puget Gulch from 1979HISTORY
"Gold Discovered in Puget Park!" was the headline of an August 8, 1891 newspaper article in the TACOMA NEWS. Puget Park, located at the corner of Procter Street and North 31st, was one of the first parks donated to the City of Tacoma. Read more about the history of Puget Park.


PARK IMPROVEMENTS


project-status-iconPuget Creek Boardwalk

A new boardwalk was constructed through the lower wetland area, in cooperation with the Puget Creek Restoration Society.
Status: 10/20/16 Project completed.

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