Metro Parks Tacoma

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

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    Join in exciting nature programs for youth, adults or families. 
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    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
The front gate is being worked on Friday, October 20.
The parking lot will not be accessible until after 10:00am.
All areas of the park are available by walk in as normal.
Thank you for your patience with our construction!

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