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“SO many things for so many people”

Point Defiance Park
Ranked #1 of 86 things to do in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Scenic park offering more than 700 acres of woodland trails, gardens and waterfront views, along with a zoo and aquarium.
Reviewed 12 March 2018

There is so much to do here - we did 1.5 hr hike, + walked the beach + Nisqually Fort Heritage Living Museum + Point Defiance Zoo.

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

So many things to do and explore! Gardens, trails, the Marina, Owen Beach. A great place for children to explore nature and burn off energy :)

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had never been to Tacoma before and was only there for one day so wasn't sure what to do. So glad we decided to explore Point Defiance. Such a beautiful park with tons of fun things to do. Must visit if in Tacoma!

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Zoolights —Always magical! Go early!
Don’t go on New Years Eve!
Great fun, delightful for all

Owens Beach-terrific all year for families, or solo. I never tire of the changing view . So lucky to have such beauty nearby.

Thank Kim M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Whenever I feel the need for the woods, large trees, salt water beach, view the Narrows Bridges, I take a drive thru the Point. Absolutely beautiful place.

Thank Brenda C
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