Things to Do at Point Defiance Park

April 19th, 2019 by

Things to do at Point Defiance Park

Interested in visiting Point Defiance Park? If you’re in the Port Orchard area, take advantage of all the fun things to do at Point Defiance Park. This list from Advantage Nissan in Bremerton should help as you plan your day!

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

For a more educational adventure in Point Defiance Park, visit Fort Nisqually Living History Museum! As the name denotes, volunteers and staff dress up in period clothing and demonstrate life in the 19th century, complete with historic dialogue. You will discover what life was like in the 1850s at Fort Nisqually, which was the first non-Native settlement on Puget Sound.

Asian Forest Sanctuary

One of the top things to do at Point Defiance Park is explore the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium – specifically the Asian Forest Sanctuary. Gig Harbor residents of all ages will enjoy this immersive experience in a five-acre, eight-habitat oasis of waterfalls, streams, and bamboo forests filled with animals such as elephants, tigers, leopards, and more.

Point Defiance Rose Garden

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Point Defiance Rose Garden. Here you’ll encounter more than an acre of rose gardens, the oldest of which was established in 1895. The site also proves popular for weddings and other major events!

Other Things to Do at Point Defiance Park

Of course, there are plenty of other things to do at Point Defiance Park from visiting the beach to learning at a museum. These fun places and activities include:

  • Owen Beach
  • Five Mile Drive & Trails
  • Point Defiance Marina
  • The Science & Math Institute

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