This summer, it will be easier for boaters to explore Tacoma’s Point Defiance with the NEW Downtown to Defiance trolley route. Service on this route will run from June 2 through September 3, 2017. The hours have not be finalized, but most likely will be Friday thru Sunday from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm, every 30 minutes. Price: $1 adults and youth, .50¢ seniors.
Here is a list of some activities at or nearby Point Defiance:
- Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (the brave can get eye-to-eye with sharks!)
- Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
- Point Defiance Park
- Eight Different Gardens, including a Japanese, Rhododendron and Rose Gardens
- Trails and viewpoints
- Owen Beach