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“Great park...really!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Point Defiance Park

Point Defiance Park
Ranked #1 of 76 things to do in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Scenic park offering more than 700 acres of woodland trails, gardens and waterfront views, along with a zoo and aquarium.
Puyallup, Washington
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great park...really!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Wonderful park, we were with dogs on leash and small kids-scenic, natural, huge trees, and serenely green. It was a great hike.towards sunset.

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seattle
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best park in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you love gardens, zoo, beautiful places to walk, jog, or picnic THIS is the place. I have been to parks around the world and this park is in the top five on my Love list. If you have a car, it is best.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, Washington, United States
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287 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Always a good time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

You can walk on the beach, take a gentle hike, explore some history, go to the zoo, or just have a picnic.... A bit of everything.

Visited June 2014
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Fort Worth, Texas
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136 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Awesome gardens!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Nice place to walk and spend family time! Beautifully kept gardens! and still free! Deer and raccoons came out to help clean!

Visited June 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Outstandingly Beautiful Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

This park has everything - a zoo, childrens play area, lots of walking trails, views overlooking the Tacoma Bridge. Even the terminal for the Vashon Ferry is located right outside the park. It is very large and very wooded. One of my favorite places to go in Tacoma.

Visited November 2013
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