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Wright Park

501 S I St, Tacoma, WA 98405-4258
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Check out the conservatory

The conservatory was alive with tropical flowers and plants on a "dark and stormy day". Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Bellingham, Washington
Beautiful Historic Park

At roughly 130 years old, this park is a surprising 27 acres in the middle of the Stadium district... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Cynthia L
Tacoma, Washington
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501 S I St, Tacoma, WA 98405-4258
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The conservatory was alive with tropical flowers and plants on a "dark and stormy day". Beautiful gem in the stadium district.

Thank TLC002
Reviewed 19 March 2017

At roughly 130 years old, this park is a surprising 27 acres in the middle of the Stadium district. Well kept walkways and a gorgeous Arboretum are well worth a day visit or picnic. With restaurants nearby, planning a day in the park is easy....More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Tacoma has a bunch of nice parks - but this one is themed to satisfy the greatest variety of interests. The statues and figures that dot its landscape are picturesque and elegant. The activities range from walking, running, playgrounds, arboretums, museums, medical care (Tacoma Gen...More

Thank KindheartedSir
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Located close to the heart of downtown Tacoma, the park has excellent walking paths, a pond with ducks that gratefully accept your bread donations, and the enchanting Seymour Observatory, a glassed-in botanical garden from the turn of the last century, i.e. around 1900.

1  Thank sherlock63
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A lovely city park with tremendous old trees, sprawling lawns, basketball court, amazing water playground for the kids, jogging, dog-walking, or just sit and eat a lunch in some nature.

Thank Mac B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Cute convenient park for quick walks. At least there are less bums so okay safety wise. Go if nearby

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a good walking park, historilcal, educational, centralized and beautiful. Near old haunts and new. Good for those seeking a break fro the local hospital. Great playground and sprayground. Educational treeparkand the Seymore Observatory. Love this Park

Thank Mo S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This park is beautiful. Right across from Tacoma General Hospital. You run into the occasional homeless person, but it is mostly folks walking around and enjoying a day at the park. Some kid play areas also. This is a good size park but not impossible...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Did you know that Wright Park is the second largest urban park in the country? Can you guess which one beats it in size? If you guessed Central Park in NYC you got it right. Around the turn of the 19th/20th century, Charles Wright, was...More

Thank starlink77
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a fairly large urban park located just off 6th Avenue in Tacoma. The park is well maintained with a large green house located on the north side of the park which hold a large variety of tropical plants. It's a good place for...More

Thank Don E
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