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Ruston Way Park, Tacoma

#9 of 10 in Parks in Tacoma
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
This two-mile long scenic waterfront park has panoramic views of Commencement Bay and is a great place for walking, jogging, rollerblading and fishing.

Ruston Way Waterfront is owned and maintained by Metro Parks Tacoma and the City of Tacoma.

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Open ½ hour before sunrise.

Close ½ hour after sunset.
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  • I had the pleasure of spending Christmas in Tacoma with my daughter and family; we brought my 3 yr old grandson here several times to play and burn a little energy. The area is clean and well...  more »
  • Ruston Way Park is a gem. This area is building up nicely and now offers so much for visitors and residents alike. Not only can you walk everywhere and feel safe, but you can bike to any number of.....  more »

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