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City-Operated Parks

Open Facilities at Some City-Operated Parks

With Pierce County following the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery, the City’s Street Operations Division has reopened City-operated park facilities.

Signs will be posted to remind the community how they can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 while visiting local parks. Check out the sign here.


These tips include:

  • Stay home if you are sick or experiencing symptoms
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wear a Mask
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Pack out your garbage

For more information on Metro Parks Tacoma, visit: metroparkstacoma.org/updates

List of Facilities at City-Operated Parks

The following facilities are currently open:


Gas Station Park (4802 S. Park): Play equipment open and gates to the park open.
Gateway Park (North 30th Street): Picnic tables open.
McCormick Park (930 Fawcett Avenue): Gathering space open and gates to the park open.
Sawyer Tot Lot (7402 South Cedar Street): Play equipment open.
South Grant Avenue and South 23rd Street: Picnic table open.
War Memorial Park (629 North Jackson Avenue): Picnic tables and shelter area open.

Viewpoint Park (85 Norpoint Way Northeast): Parking lot and picnic area 


Drinking Fountains at City-Operated Parks 
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to frequently sanitize drinking fountains to maintain the safety of the community, drinking fountains will not be activated at the following locations.

Broadway Plaza (Broadway between South 11th and South 13th Streets)
Lincoln Business District (South 38th Street and South Yakima Avenue)
War Memorial Park (629 North Jackson Avenue)