Tacoma, WA Trails and Parks

Tacoma has 10 trails in the vicinity, including 3 hiking trails and 3 for road biking. These trails range from 1.6 to 48.8 miles in length. The most popular trails are Point Defiance Park, Swan Creek Trail and Tacoma Nature Center: Second Bridge Loop–Hillside Loop Trails. Trails.com member Jamie W. recently completed Swan Creek Trail.
  • Point Defiance ParkView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.3 miles
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    Considered Tacoma’s backyard playground by many local residents, Point Defiance offers just about everything any hiker could want: historical ...

  • Burly Burley-Key Peninsula RouteView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Road Biking  
    •  48.8 miles
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    This foray over low-traffic roads explores the rural reaches of Key Peninsula, the islandlike finger of land that extends south from ...

  • Titlow ParkView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Birding  
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    Accessible urban birding doesn’t get much easier than from the paved walkways with views of the Tacoma Narrows at Titlow Park in Tacoma. The ...

  • Dash Point State Park TrailsView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5- 2.5 hours
    •  10.4 miles
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    As you motor past commercial strip development and suburban housing sprawl, it might be difficult to believe that some get-away-from-it-all mountain ...

  • Swan Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Seldom-visited Swan Creek Park is one of Tacoma’s bestkept secrets. This undeveloped 322-acre stretch of land runs through a canyon with a wide ...

  • Tacoma Nature Center: Second Bridge Loop–Hillside Loop TrailsView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.6 miles
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    Tacoma Nature Center is the city’s hub for education about all things natural, complete with exhibits with a knowledgeable staff on hand to answer ...

  • Point Defiance ParkView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Trail Running  
    •  2 hours
    •  9.3 miles
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    Point Defiance Park offers more than 20 miles of wide, well-marked trails through old-growth forest and along a bluff overlooking Puget Sound. ...

  • Dash Point State ParkView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Campgrounds  
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    Dash Point State Park straddles the line between King County and Pierce County, which separates Tacoma from Federal Way. It covers 398 acres ...

  • Gig Harbor and Fox IslandView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Road Biking  
    •  33.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride offers a spin across a very big bridge with big views, a visit to a little village and a little park, and a ride across a small, ...

  • Downtown Tacoma, Point Defiance, and the NarrowsView Trail Details

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    Tacoma, WA

    • Road Biking  
    •  23.8 miles
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    A tour through Tacoma can include many interesting sights and stops, from art to parks to waterfronts to wonderful neighborhoods. Why not combine ...