Two miles away, you’ll find Wapato Park - an urban park featuring a woodland area, a lake, walking trail, plus a historic pergola full of stunning and colorful. Wapato has a number of trails that you can walk to explore the park, including one circling the lake that is approx .9 miles in length and you can’t beat the beautiful setting of the lake and forest. It’s best and most popular feature though is the off leash dog park! The off leash dog area has a smaller area for puppers under 25 pounds, a space for larger pups and an upper dog area for all dogs. The park also provides waste bag stations and garbage bins to help keep the park clean. Water is also available for the pups, there’s a water faucet and bowl.
The Lincoln District is just minutes away! The Lincoln International District is an incredible blend of historic buildings and cultural diversity and has a high Walkscore.This newely remodeled neighborhood is now more pedestrian friendly. Find out more about the Lincoln District Streetscape Project here! Plenty of places to eat around here by local, family owned establishments and hard-to-find international items at several specialty markets. The Lincoln District also celebrates the TET New Year Festival – check their Facebook page for more info on the date of this event, which generally occurs in February.
On the corner of S Yakima Ave and S 38th St is Vien Dong – an authentic Vietnamese, family owned restaurant that hits the spot with their delicious pho, curry and noodle dishes! If you’re craving a burger, shake and fries – you have two to choose from and they sit across the street from each other, Jubilee Burger and Burger Ranch. Both equally popular and delicious.
Spruce up your yard or home with the help of the Portland Avenue Nursery - they specialize in rare trees & plants as well as cedar furniture & landscape decor.
If you have to commute for work, you’ll enjoy the ease of access to I-5 and if you’d rather take the train, the Tacoma Dome Station is just 8 minutes away so you skip driving and catch the Sounder Train. It’s convenient and affordable!