For local sporting events, Cheney Stadium is less than 3 miles away and is not only home to the beloved Tacoma Rainiers Minor League Baseball team, but is now also home to Sounders FC2 soccer franchise. There’s plans in the works to build 5,000-seat soccer stadium as a home for the squad in 2020. First home match is March 16th against longtime Cascadia rivals, Portland Timbers 2.
Great eateries close by - Get fresh and amazing slider sandwiches, hot dogs, chili dogs & frozen yogurt (try the Yo’Nana Split!) served in a casual spot with a bright, color-blocked seating area at the Melon Seed Deli & Frozen Yogurt - closed on Monday & Sunday. If you’ve got a craving for Thai food, you won’t have to go far! Loak Toung Thai has many dishes bursting with flavor. There’s raving reviews over the Dream Pork and Papaya Salad! All Star Burger is just a minute away and you can often find a line of people waiting, so don’t miss out! They have a good selection of burgers. Or grab a pizza or hot sammie at The Tipsy Tomato Bar and Kitchen.
Just a mile away is the Tacoma Nature Center (currently closed), along with Snake Lake Park (open to the public) - a 71-acre tract of wetlands & forest around Snake Lake, featuring trails & a visitors center. Check their website if you’re looking for nature events and exploring.
For your shopping needs - Tacoma Central is just minutes away - Target, TJ Maxx, Office Depot, Hobby Lobby, Carter’s, Bath & Body Works, and more. Fred Meyer is seven minutes away for your grocery needs. Costco is four minutes away for your bulk shopping needs and the Tacoma Mall is just another minute away for everything else you might be looking for and for your home repair needs Home Depot is just down the street.
Get out and enjoy the fresh air at Oakland Madrona Park - this 3.28 acre park features a playground, swings, basketball court, site furnishings, trail and a small wooded area.
This location is perfect for commuters as it’s just 2 minutes away from the Hwy 16 onramp.