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Wright Park

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Address: 501 S I St, Tacoma, WA 98405-4258
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A walker's paradise

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Tacoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Lakewood, Washington
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 to walk. A nice break from the hustle of downtown Tacoma.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 instrumental in the development of Tacoma. At the time Tacoma was to become the main... More 

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Lakewood, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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 a family picnic and best of all it's FREE!

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Thank Don E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Compact park established in 1890 preserves green space in the city. 💗 Lots of activity options for children. And for adults, there are many paths for strolling and enjoying the greenery. If sitting serenely by the pond is more to your liking, there are park benches to rest on. Would like to return and check out Seymour Botanical Conservatory sometime.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Love this park, especially in the fall when it is absolutely lovely. During the summer days there is so much to do here. They have a croquet area, water park, food stand, beautiful ponds. It's nice to just walk around.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The park has lovely trees, the water play area for children, the conservatory of plant and nearby cafes. Please do not let children visit the park without adult supervision as it is not 100% safe.

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