The Best Public Parks in Tacoma

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in Tacoma, Washington. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


5400 North Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98407

Since 1888

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

More than 3.1 million People Each Year - 760-Acre Park - Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Available - Offers Numerous Possibilities for Recreation, Education & Communing with Nature - Provides Natural Forest, Saltwater Beaches & Spectacular Views

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset


501 South I Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

Since 1886

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

27-Acre Arboretum with Over 700 Mature Trees - Offers Free WiFi - Provides Swimming, SprayGrounds, Basketball Court, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling & Bocce Ball - Gift Shops, Parking Stalls & Environmental Education Available

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset


6500 South Sheridan Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98408

Since 1889

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

Wapato Lake was formed approximately 15,000 years ago during the retreat of the Fraser Ice Sheet - Provides Boating and Bathing, Fine Pavilion with Dancing Platform, Summer Houses & Delightful Shady Walks - First Class Refreshments

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset