Point Defiance Park
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Explore 700 acres of old growth forests, great for running and hiking. Beaches and the Zoo await you!
So much to do here! Rent a boat, go for a hike, picnic, play on the beach, great restaurants on site. Do it!
Unforgettable old growth forest with lots of well-groomed trails, for biking, hiking and walking. The zoo is fun, and well designed. Owens beach (inside the park) also offers BBQing, swimming and kayaking. Stunning views and lovely gardens are found throughout. This place is a treasure, and the…
This beautiful park is worth the 30 minute drive through Tacoma. The park itself is amazing with great views of the Puget Sound but you also can take the day to explore the rose garden or the zoo and aquarium.
Huge Park that also includes the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Rose Garden, 5-Mile Drive, many walking trails, and Owen Beach for playing on the water and kayak rentals!
Excellent nature park located on the sound. Nice tall NW trees, cliffs, views and wildlife. Several small easy trails and a nice beach to walk along. There's also a zoo located within the park.
Check out 5-mile drive, Owen Beach, or the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium is also conveniently located within Point Defiance Park as well as miles of hiking trails and the Rose and Rhododendron gardens!
Point Defiance is a local favorite. With walking trails all throughout and access to the beach this is a beautiful place to spend the day or just a couple hours. There are views of the Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and tons of nature sightings all throughout the park. Also check out the Point…
Fantastic park that has beaches, cliffs, views and trails that cross through old growth forest and cultural sites. Great for trail running and leisurely strolls.
If you have some extra time checking out point defiance is a must. It's the 2nd biggest municipal park in the country (1st is Central Park). There are miles worth or trails that are very easy to follow, a great waterfront to walk around (Owen beach) , point defiance zoo and much more.
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“Reclining seats and plenty of restaurants nearby to check out before or after the movie.”
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“Point Ruston has it all! After parking, there is a trail alongside the water with magnificent views of Mt Rainier and the Puget Sound. After walking, enjoy some local food. My favorite is Ice Cream Social! It is very easy to spend the entire day eating, exploring and shopping at Point Ruston.”
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“This place has a fun water park for hot days and several rides for all ages.”
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“Point Defiance is one of the hidden gems of the Northwest and Puget Sound. Here you will find a large Rose Garden open to the public, the local Tacoma Zoo, a 5 mile trail that you can walk, run or just drive through, and a historical park that will captivate your imagination. ”
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“our beautiful Zoo and Aquarium is located in the beautiful Pt.Defiance Park, when you get to the entrance you get a gorgeous view of the Puget Sound worth seeing if you are visiting with family and children, my children enjoy their time here, check for schedules and pricing on Website ”
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