Metro Parks Tacoma

  • Explore Parks

    Check out the schedule of free naturalist-led walks.

  • Virtual Tour

    Take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Tacoma Nature Center!

  • Take a Class

    Join in exciting nature programs for youth, adults or families. 
  • Outdoor Adventures

    Now part of the Tacoma Nature Center.
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Welcome to the Tacoma Nature Center

undefinedThe Tacoma Nature Center is a 71-acre nature preserve encompassing Snake Lake and the surrounding
wetlands and forest. Stroll nature trails to experience native birds, animals and plants. Join in exciting nature programs
and summer day camps. Visit our collection of small animals including an observation beehive!

Nature Center News
A portion of the trail is closed through August 24 due to an unsafe situation with a tree over the trail. It is scheduled for removal on August 24.  Map


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