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Poetry in the Park logo with colored feather quill and birds

Made possible through a partnerships with these local library systems.

Tacoma Public Library logo
Pierce County Library System logo

Sept 1 - Oct 1, 2023

Poetry in the Park connects people to nature by engaging our senses with the environment around us.


Enjoy nature poetry signs throughout several parks within Pierce County.


Guided Poetry & Nature Walks in September:

Kickoff Event!

Sept 1 — 10:00am

Adriana Hess Wetland Park

Tahoma Audubon Center

2917 Morrison Road W.

University Place, WA 98464

(Meet in the parking lot)

Sept 7 — 3:00pm

Point Defiance Park

5400 North Pearl Street

Tacoma, WA 98407

(Meet at Rhododendron Trail Sign)

Sept 10 — 10:00am

Morse Wildlife Preserve

25415 70th Avenue E.

Graham, WA 98338

(Meet at the kiosk near the parking lot)


Sept 21 — 10:00am

Thelma Gilmur Park

1280 Alpine Lane

Fircrest, WA. 98466

(Meet at the park sign on Emerson)


Sept 23 — 5:00pm

Snake Lake Park

Tacoma Nature Center

1919 So. Tyler Street

Tacoma, WA 98405

(Meet at the kiosk in the parking lot)

Sept 27 — 11:00am

Fort Steilacoom Park

Waughop Lake Loop Trail

8714 87th Avenue S. W.

Lakewood, WA 98498

(Meet at the SW corner of the dog park parking lot)


Sept 29 — 1:00pm

Spanaway Lake Park

14905 Bresemann Boulevard So.

Spanaway, WA 98387

(Meet near Kitchen A at Military Road Entrance)

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