tree walk at point defiance

Upcoming Activities

Connecting Art with Nature

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Join nature artist Julie Hepp for a hands-on workshop. Participants will work with natural materials to connect nature and art.

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Free Event! Explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest. Walk includes some steep grades and uneven terrain. Not recommended…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Free Event! Explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest. Walk includes some steep grades and uneven terrain. Not recommended…

Birding for Seniors: Madrone Feeding Frenzy

Friday, Oct 11, 2019
10:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Tacoma’s crown jewel – Point Defiance- is home to birds of many feathers! Enjoy a short naturalist lecture (seating provided), followed by an optional short walk.

Coffee with the Birds – Madrone Feeding Frenzy

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019
9:00 am
Point Defiance Park
Bring your mug and enjoy coffee or hot chocolate while learning about the birds at Point Defiance Park. This event is perfect for everyone from beginner birders to experts loo…

Forest Mindfulness

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Let the forest be your guide. During this contemplative time among the trees of Point Defiance Park. learn to slow down and experience the forest in a new way with Certified F…

Tacoma Giants: Walk to Point Defiance’s Tallest Tree

Sunday, Oct 27, 2019
12:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
And there, among the giants, is the giantest giant of all! Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, yo…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Free Event! Explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest. Walk includes some steep grades and uneven terrain. Not recommended…

Ranger-led Nature Walks

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019
1:00 pm
Point Defiance Park
Free Event! Explore the plants and animals living in Point Defiance Park’s unique old-growth forest. Walk includes some steep grades and uneven terrain. Not recommended…

Tacoma Giants: Walk to Pt Defiance’s Tallest Tree

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019
12:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
And there, among the giants, is the giantest giant of all! Take a walk to the tallest tree in Point Defiance and immerse yourself in a world of living natural history. Yes, yo…