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Beauty in the City

It's great to have this expansive waterfront in Tacoma. You can bike 7+ miles from downtown Tacoma... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tacoma, Washington
Great Sunday Farmer's Market here

We had a lovely time in and around the park. It is such a nice community. The water feature was... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible3%
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“nice walk”(3 reviews)
“puget sound”(2 reviews)
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Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98406
+1 253-305-1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to have this expansive waterfront in Tacoma. You can bike 7+ miles from downtown Tacoma waterfront to the Pt Defiance Zoo mostly along the waterfront. This is a great asset for Tacoma.

Thank SteedClanWA
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had a lovely time in and around the park. It is such a nice community. The water feature was very popular. We saw a movie in a very comfortable theater with reclining seats. We did some shopping in stores and at the farmer's market.

Thank tkuhnau
Reviewed 19 August 2018

you can eat at many restaurants here or go and walk off your dinner form another...nice walk way great views

Thank merna g
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Plenty of parking. Beautiful views, places to put your feet in the water, plenty of food, now a movie theater, whiskey bar, ice creme social and splash park and more. There is a connection being built to connect to Point Defiance park. Awesome all the...More

Thank Mo S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A water spouting fountain for children to play at and get a refreshing shower on a hot day! Rental bicycles of varying variety; single to four person golf kind tricycle are available to ride. around the waterfront park. The park also have a variety of...More

Thank Zenaida C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Ruston Way Park is a good destination for a summer picnic. Views are stunning, thanks to its position as one of a series of waterfront parks that stretches from the area of Old Town Tacoma to the nearly 700 acres of Point Defiance Park at...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 13 July 2018

With all the construction going on here, some folks may have a hard time getting to this area, but it is really worth the trip. Water area & playground for the kids & nice walking paths that are being expanded and enhanced. Worth the wander.

1  Thank JuneOlympia
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My wife and I went to have a dinner in one of the restaurants here and it was one of the most scenic place to be around sunset. Great view of the bay and the people here are so cordial. Had a nice dinner and...More

Thank drkub
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We took a long walk along the sound and ended up in Ruston's new condominium complex, which includes bike rentals, water features for the kids to cool off, and plenty of restaurants. We shared the walkway with skaters, runners, and folks pedaling three and four...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the wide, level path along the water for a long or short stroll. Great views of the boats and ships, and plenty of places for sitting and restaurants or all types.

Thank cararro
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