Metro Parks Tacoma

As a CAPRA-accredited, National Gold Medal Award-winning park district, Metro Parks Tacoma offers a variety of experiences on its 2,905 acres: two AZA-accredited zoos; an old-growth forest inside 760-acre Point Defiance Park; sports complexes, pools and spraygrounds; community centers; a marina on Puget Sound; an accredited living history museum; 87 miles of trails; nine community gardens; a golf course; a Victorian-style conservatory inside an arboretum, and hundreds of program offerings in sports, arts, and more.