Point Defiance Loop
Busy beaches to quiet secluded forest , old growth trees, high bluffs and spectacular Puget sound views; you will see them all on the outer loop trail.
Quite a range in Tacoma Backyard Playground…. Follow along Owen beach before cutting up the steep forested hillside see if you can spot, Mountaineer tree, views of Vashon Island, Gig Harbor and the Narrows Bridge along the way before cutting back inland at Fort Nisqually. Followed arrow marking signs to Point Defiance zoo to connect back to the rhododendron gardens to complete the loop.
From 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Seattle
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