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Wright Park

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Address: 501 S I St, Tacoma, WA 98405-4258
10:00 - 16:00
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Check out the conservatory

The conservatory was alive with tropical flowers and plants on a "dark and stormy day". Beautiful gem in the stadium district.

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The conservatory was alive with tropical flowers and plants on a "dark and stormy day". Beautiful gem in the stadium district.

Thank TLC002
Tacoma, Washington
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

At roughly 130 years old, this park is a surprising 27 acres in the middle of the Stadium district. Well kept walkways and a gorgeous Arboretum are well worth a day visit or picnic. With restaurants nearby, planning a day in the park is easy. Recommend daytime only - Metro Parks has yet to take steps to discourage criminal activity... More 

Thank Cynthia L
Tacoma, Washington
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104 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Tacoma has a bunch of nice parks - but this one is themed to satisfy the greatest variety of interests. The statues and figures that dot its landscape are picturesque and elegant. The activities range from walking, running, playgrounds, arboretums, museums, medical care (Tacoma Gen is across the street), dining opportunities (again, across the street - including to soon-to-be-opened "Rhine... More 

Thank KindheartedSir
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Located close to the heart of downtown Tacoma, the park has excellent walking paths, a pond with ducks that gratefully accept your bread donations, and the enchanting Seymour Observatory, a glassed-in botanical garden from the turn of the last century, i.e. around 1900.

1 Thank sherlock63
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A lovely city park with tremendous old trees, sprawling lawns, basketball court, amazing water playground for the kids, jogging, dog-walking, or just sit and eat a lunch in some nature.

Thank Mac B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Cute convenient park for quick walks. At least there are less bums so okay safety wise. Go if nearby

Thank Cheryl M
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a good walking park, historilcal, educational, centralized and beautiful. Near old haunts and new. Good for those seeking a break fro the local hospital. Great playground and sprayground. Educational treeparkand the Seymore Observatory. Love this Park

Thank Mo S
Lakewood, Washington
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This park is beautiful. Right across from Tacoma General Hospital. You run into the occasional homeless person, but it is mostly folks walking around and enjoying a day at the park. Some kid play areas also. This is a good size park but not impossible to walk. A nice break from the hustle of downtown Tacoma.

Thank M C
Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Did you know that Wright Park is the second largest urban park in the country? Can you guess which one beats it in size? If you guessed Central Park in NYC you got it right. Around the turn of the 19th/20th century, Charles Wright, was instrumental in the development of Tacoma. At the time Tacoma was to become the main... More 

Thank starlink77
Lakewood, Washington
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a fairly large urban park located just off 6th Avenue in Tacoma. The park is well maintained with a large green house located on the north side of the park which hold a large variety of tropical plants. It's a good place for a family picnic and best of all it's FREE!

Thank Don E

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