Chihuly has described the Bridge of Glass as "the gateway that welcomes people to Tacoma." It is accessible and free to the public 24 hours a day, lighting up during the nighttime.ArtworkCrossing the bridge, visitors will observe three Chihuly glass installations.
At the Children’s Museum of Tacoma we believe play is the elemental component of children’s learning. Our new specially designed museum experience engages young children and their adult caregivers in self-directed play through innovative design that celebrates imagination and encourages creativity.
Clarks Creek Park South has a covered picnic shelter, playground, restrooms, pristine creek, grass open space, and access to the off-leash dog park. You may view the availability of the covered picnic shelter via this calendar. The picnic shelter rental season is April 1 - September 30.
Park features Dash Point State Park is set on the Puget Sound in Western Washington and is a popular destination for water recreation. This 461-acre camping park features 3,301 feet of saltwater shoreline. The beach provides unobstructed views of Puget Sound and opportunities for sea-life study.
Harbor Tours, Eco Tours, Charters & Sightseeing of Tacoma Narrows Bridges, Gig Harbor, Salmon Beach, Point Defiance, Thea Foss Waterway and the Port of Tacoma. Daily Scheduled Destiny Harbor Tours From Gig Harbor June through September also by appointment year round.
At 340 acres, Ft. Steilacoom Park is the largest park in Lakewood and provides a diverse mix of active and passive recreation. It features an expansive trail system, baseball, softball and soccer fields, state-of-the-art playground, off-leash dog park two picnic shelters and year round restrooms.
Learn to Kayak at the Foss Waterway Seaport - July 14 Eleven years ago, the City of Tacoma and its partners completed a historically significant clean up effort on the Thea Foss Waterway. Thanks to this effort, today we can live, work, paddle and play on a clean waterway.
The Alliance was originally formed as the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association in 2008. The four-point Main Street approach has been the foundation of the organization since it’s inception, and the Washington State Main Street Program awarded our program full Main Street designation in 2011.
McCormick Forest Park Location: 10301 Bujacich Rd NW, Gig Harbor Park Hours: 7 a.m. to dusk Features: Dogs on Leash Trails Natural Features View Google Map View Trail Map. Description: This 122-acre natural area contains old growth trees, abundant wildlife, and nearly 4 miles of trails: foot trails, bicycle or horse trails.Some of the trails wander through the old growth forest while others ...
An active volcano, Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning six major rivers. Subalpine wildflower meadows ring the icy volcano while ancient forest cloaks Mount Rainier’s lower slopes. Wildlife abounds in the park’s ecosystems. A lifetime of discovery awaits.
Home to one of the largest collections of species rhododendrons in the world, the garden displays over 700 of the more than 1,000 species found in the wilds of North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as the tropical regions of southeast Asia and northern Australia.
Read about the Sehmel Family's history here. The Facilities Rental Brochure is available for viewing with pricing - Click Here. Park Rules: Please see the attached link for PenMet Parks Park Use Regulations. For any questions, please contact us at 253-858-3400.
The park is named after the four Croatian Skansie brothers. All were fishermen in Gig Harbor near the turn of the 20th Century. The brothers created Skansie Boat Building Company located adjacent to the Andrew Skansie family home (1908) located within the park. The Skansie family sold the historic brick house and netshed to the City in 2002.
Surprise Lake Village is your small-town home near work and your favorite big-city attractions. Live at Surprise Lake Village in Milton, WA, and put a little more weekend in your workweek. Get in touch with us to learn more about policies and fees at our pet-friendly apartments and townhomes near Tacoma.
Tacoma Art Museum is a dynamic regional museum that engages, inspires, and builds community through art. We offer thoughtful exhibitions, exciting events, and enriching programs with an emphasis on art and artists of the Northwest and the broader western region.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of twin suspension bridges that span the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound in Pierce County, Washington. The bridges connect the city of Tacoma with the Kitsap Peninsula and carry State Route 16 (known as Primary State Highway 14 until 1964) over the strait.
This 35.0-acre property has 1,315 feet of sandy-rock beach that faces onto the Narrows Passage with excellent views of the Narrows Bridge and Tacoma. The 6.0-acre waterfront area has a paved parking area, grassy play and picnic area, picnic tables, non-motorized boat launch, telescopes, and gazebo overlook.
WSHS is the premiere historical resource for Washington State History, telling the stories of all peoples that make up the fabric of Washington. Located in the Museum District of downtown Tacoma, Washington, the History Museum is a beautiful facility housing the Great Hall of Washington as well as various other permanent and featured exhibits.
About West Hylebos Wetlands Park The West Hylebos Wetlands Parks features a large trail network through 120 acres of unique old growth forest and wetlands in the heart of Federal Way. These wetlands are equal parts wildlife refuge, ecological and hydrological conservatory, nature trail, and pure natural wonder. One of the last remaining bogs in South King County, the Hylebos wetlands is easy to reach explore.
Wright Park’s 27-acre site includes a rich collection of native and exotic trees, many of which are over 100 years old. The original plantings included trees from all over North America and Europe. Later plantings added trees from Asia and South America. Currently, there are over 600 trees including approximately 145 species in Wright Park.