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Fort Steilacoom Park

Puget Sound and Islands


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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4.1 miles of trails


Gain: 154 ft.
Highest Point: 376 ft.


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Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood features 340 varied acres of flat and rolling terrain, complete with a little lake that offers bird watching, historical sites and views of Mount Rainier and the Olympic mountains.

From Woughop Lake to an open hillside and dark forest, the park offers something for everyone. Mileage and elevation vary, but the park includes a marked 5-kilometer loop.


Fort Steilacoom Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.1774, -122.5592 Open map in new window


Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

Pierce County Parks

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Getting There

From I-5 in Tacoma, south bound, take exit 129 ( S 72nd St.) Go west (right) on 74th in 2.3 miles 72nd becomes Custard. Go another 1.2 miles and turn right on Steilacoom Blvd. Go 1.5 west and turn left onto Elwood Drive SW. Turn right on Dresden Lane into park.

From I-5 south of Tacoma, southbound, take exit 125 (Lakewood). Turn left onto Bridgeport Way W. Go north on Bridgeport Way W, crossing 100th St SW . Turn left on Steilacoom Blvd and go west; then proceed as above.

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