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Ruston Way Park, Tacoma

4.6
#9 of 11 in Parks in Tacoma
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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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Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise.

Close ½ hour after sunset.
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  • We have family in Gig Harbor, and we live on the east coast, so we don't get to visit often. But we have now come here three times as it's the perfect place to come with family groups, little kids... 
    We have family in Gig Harbor, and we live on the east coast, so we don't get to visit often. But we have now come here three times as it's the perfect place to come with family groups, little kids...  more »
  • The Les Davis Pier that's a part of Ruston Way Park is such a wonderful place to watch the almost-annual July 4th airshow & airshow practices. You can also fish from there. 
    The Les Davis Pier that's a part of Ruston Way Park is such a wonderful place to watch the almost-annual July 4th airshow & airshow practices. You can also fish from there.  more »

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