Swan Creek Canyon

Hike the trail in Swan Creek Park that is between Tacoma and Puyallup, just off the Puyallup River. The trail nestled in a stream cut canyon in an urban area, but it is wild and undeveloped. Look for eagles, salmon, little critters, and maybe an eagle's nest nearby.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • Land Manager: Metro Parks Tacoma
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Swan Creek Canyon

Day Hiking Trip
***A WELCOME TO HIKING HIKE*** These will be winter hikes sponsored by Tacoma Hiking and
Difficulty: Easy
Thu, Dec 14, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
5 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Dec 12
Tacoma Branch
Lisa McPeak
Qualified Youth Leader

Mini Mountaineers Field Trip - Swan Creek Canyon

Youth Youth activity: Olympia Mini Mountaineers 2023/2024
Mini Mountaineers Field Trip from 3-5 pm
Difficulty: Easy
Thu, Feb 22, 2024
No Prerequisites
11 participants 12 chaperones
Registration closes Feb 20
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader

Adventure Activity - Swan Creek Park

Youth Youth activity: Mini Mountaineers
Mini Mountaineers biking day! We'll explore the paved trails, pump track, and easy gravel trails
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Apr 21, 2024
No Prerequisites
3 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Apr 19
Tacoma Branch
Megan Hartness
Qualified Youth Leader
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