Best Public Parks in Tacoma

Expert recommended Top 3 Public Parks in Tacoma, Washington. All of our public parks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


501 South I Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

Since 1886

Slides, Mountains, Zoo, Duck Lake, Jogging Areas, Gardens, Tables, Kids Play, Swings, Event Conducting, Picnics, Picnic Shelters, Geese, Boat Pavilion, Bike Riding, Stine Benches, Playgrounds, Monuments, Statues, Squirrels, Walking Trails, Green Space Areas, Waterfalls, Museum & Tennis Court

27-acre arboretum with over 600 mature trees. Offers free wi-fi, swimming, spray grounds, basketball court, horseshoes, lawn bowling and bocce ball. Gift shops, parking stalls & environmental education available.

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Open 24 Hours

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6500 South Sheridan Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98408

Since 1889

Picnic Shelters, Kids Playing, Green Space, Soccer Courts, Dog Parking, Fish, Zoo, Playgrounds, Walking Trails, Gardens, Geese, Open Areas, Ponds, Mountains, Tennis, Jogging, Grill, Restrooms, Basketball, Lakes, Fountains, Tables, Event Conducting, Stone Benches & Bike Rides

Provides boating and bathing, fine pavilion with the dancing platform, summer houses and delightful shady walks. The park has a woodland area and a historic pergola


Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

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2323 North Shirley Street, Tacoma, WA 98407

Playground, Kids Play, Shelters, Volleyball, Gardens, Frisbee, Tennis Court, Basketball Courts, Bicycling, Walking Trails, Picnic Tables, Lake, Waterfalls, Fountains, Bathrooms, Greeny Fields, Jogging Areas, Trees, Open Space, Slides, Swings, Aquatic Center, Geese & Sparkling Open Water

Provides skate dots, picnic sites, a community garden and an outdoor pool. A wave pool with four 25 meter lap lanes and a separate spray pool


Open 1/2 hour before sunrise
Close 1/2 hour after sunset

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