Local Parks & Open Space

The City supports a healthy community of people through our local parks and recreation facilities. Download the Local City Parks Map to plan your next visit to the area.


PARKS SCHEDULE -- All parks are open from dawn to dusk. Restrooms are on automatic timers, generally opening at 5:00 am and closing at 10:00 pm, but hours fluctuate with seasonal use.

GENERAL RULES -- Alcohol, smoking and dogs running at large are prohibited in City parks. Skateboards, scooters and roller skates/in-line skates are prohibited on “striped streets” within the city but allowed on sidewalks or public paths.

BALL FIELD RESERVATIONS -- The baseball field at City Park at Crescent Creek may be reserved for play. RESERVE BALL FIELD or review the current RESERVATION CALENDAR.

RESERVE SHELTER and TABLES -- The shelter at City Park at Crescent Creek may be reserved by downloading and completing the GUIDELINES and RESERVATION FORM. (To review current SHELTER reserved dates, click here)

GENERAL QUESTIONS -- Contact Terri Reed at (253) 851-6170.


Adam Tallman Park Adam Tallman Park
6626 Wagner Way
Passive use wildlife park with walking trails and wetlands. Interpretive signage & viewing platforms.
No restrooms. On-site parking.
Austin Austin Estuary Park
4009 Harborview Drive
Picnic table. Human-powered watercraft landing.
No restrooms. Street parking only.
BMX Park

BMX Park
9702 Crescent Valley Road
Bike track. Sand volleyball courts.
On-site parking. Restrooms and additional parking at City Park (adjacent).

Bogue Bogue Viewing Platform
8803 North Harborview Drive
Panoramic views of Mount Rainier with seating.
No restrooms. Street parking only.
City Park City Park at Crescent Creek
3303 Vernhardson Street
Covered kitchen with water, sinks, wood stove, play structure (5-12 yrs), swings, baseball field with bleachers, picnic tables, streambed viewing platforms. Power outlets. Free-standing BBQs and interpretive signage. Click here to reserve shelter and tables.  To review reservation calendar, click here.
Restrooms and on-site parking.
Civic Center Civic Center Green
3510 Grandview Street
Open space lawn for informal soccer and recreation.
Restrooms located at Grandview Forest Park (adjacent). On-site parking.
Cushman Trail

Cushman Trail - paved, non-motorized trail for pedestrian and bike use. Approx. 5 miles.

Reid Drive NW (14th Ave NW) to 96th Street NW. Trailhead and on-site parking at 14th Ave NW. Restrooms, trailhead and on-site parking located at 3908 Grandview Street.

Cushman Trailhead Park Cushman Trailhead Park
2626 Hollycroft Street
Trailhead for Cushman Trail biking and walking path. Drinking fountain and power.
Restrooms. Street parking only.
Donkey Creek Park Donkey Creek Park
8714 North HarborviewDrive
Open space passive use park bordered by salmon-bearing Donkey Creek. Benches.
Restrooms. Street parking only.
Eddon Final Eddon Boat Park
3805 HarborviewDrive
Historic boat building, water access park. Public pier and float for 2-hr moorage, beach landing for hand-powered boats, life jacket loaner station, outdoor deck at brick house.
Restrooms. Street parking only.

Finholm View Climb

Finholm View Climb
8826 North Harborview Drive & 8917 Franklin Street
Panoramic views of Mount Rainier with 100 stairs that scale the hillside. Drinking fountain, seating and view landings.
Restrooms. Street parking only.
Grandview Forest Park Grandview Forest Park
3488 Grandview Street
Passive use wildlife park with trails next to City Hall. Benches and walking trails.
Restrooms. On-site parking.
Harborview Drive Street End Harborview Drive Street-End (Old Ferry Landing)
270 0Harborview Drive
Landing with picnic tables overlooking the entrance of the bay with 180 degree view of the sandspit, Colvos Passage and Mount Rainier. Drinking fountain.
No restrooms. Street parking only.
Jerisich Jerisich Dock
3211 Harborview Drive
Dock landing, picnic tables, transient moorage for boaters, seasonal pump-out (April 1 thru Nov 1) and life jacket loaner station in the heart of downtown. 48-hour short-stay: no slips, no power, no reservations, no charge.
Restrooms. Street parking only.
Kenneth Leo Marvin Veterans Memorial Park Kenneth Leo Marvin Veterans Memorial Park
3580 50th Street Ct.
Combined baseball/soccer field with bleachers, play structure, bike rack, drinking fountain, covered picnic area with tables, trails and open space.
Restrooms. On-site parking.

Maritime Pier

Maritime Pier
3003 Harborview Drive
Pier, seating and 12x40-ft load/unload float for mixed use. Load/unload facility for commercial vessels. Year-round pump-out and life jacket loaner station.
Restrooms.  On-site parking. 

volleyball Sand Volleyball Courts
3303 Vernhardson Street
Two courts located adjacent to City Park at Crescent Creek. No reservations.
Restrooms and parking at City Park.
Skansie Skansie Brothers Park
3207 Harborview Drive
Large waterfront open space, covered pavillion, historic netshed and home adjacent to Jerisich Dock. Picnic tables, power outlet and hosebibs for water.
Restrooms. Street parking only.
Skate Park Skate Park
3510 Grandview Street
Large concrete bowl for skaters, kids climbing wall, play structures, benches and trails. Video surveillance.
Restrooms located at Grandview Forest Park (adjacent). On-site parking.
Wilkinson Wilkinson Farm Park
4118 Rosedale Street
16-acre wildlife park with wetlands, holly groves, meadows, community garden and trails. Power outlets, water fountain and water hosebib. Historic homestead includes a barn, house and outbuildings that will be stabilized for public access in the future.
No restrooms. On-site parking.

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