Tacoma Nature Center, Tacoma

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  • The trails are decent, if you stay on the main ones. Don't venture to the smaller ones with children as there are homeless spots with needles and bongs on the trail. The viewing point, well don't wast...  more »
  • Rather nice place to go there and enjoy your time so I hope I can be there any time good luck for everyone one  more »
  • We took our 3 Granddaughters, ages 6, 5, and 3 to this park having never been there before but going on a friend's recommendation. Low key, up to 2 mile walk with monster- sized anthills, a doe and he...  more »
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  • Tacoma Nature Center aka "Snake Lake" is amazing! It has a free indoor educational area with live animals and various activities and a unique playground experience with miles of beautiful trails to its back. We affectionately refer to that area as "Snake Lake" even though it isn't a lake at all, but rather a watershed. If you visit inside first they can give you a guide to take with you on your walk. It has sights to see and kids love finding the corresponding numbers. Be aware that it can a little muddy at times. I wouldn't recommend your best clothes or shoes. Hidden utopia in the middle of busy Tacoma!
  • I didn't spend much time here though I observed many trails maintained w natural vegetation and trees it was very quiet here
  • Our kids love the play area and many places to explore. We love the strategic benches and available shade. One of our favorites!
  • I take 23 to 26 kids every summer for field trips. The kids love the new renovated play area...tons of natural climbing items..creeks..an old fashion water pump. Them you can go inside where there's animal costumes and puppets. A store. Some live animals like turtles...bees...reptiles. Then take a hike along the trails. It'll definitely wear the kids out. Educational and yet lots of fun
  • Pleasant city park with a trail around a pond, a bridge across the middle. Nice place to go for a walk through some trees.

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