Pipeline Trail

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0.5 Miles 0.8 Kilometers

 

93% 

Runnable

Singletrack

88' 27 m

Ascent

-33' -10 m

Descent

371' 113 m

High

315' 96 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

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Run among the birds above Wapato wetlands on this pipe-made-trail that transverses the park.

Emily Roeben

Overview

Hours: Open half an hour before sunrise, close half an hour after sunset. No swimming for people or pets due to high levels of toxic algae. For dogs, there are three fully fenced areas for off-leash play, including one just for small dogs.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Spring — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

The pipeline section of this trail may be slippery or ice up faster in the winter. Water fountain available within the park.

Description

Run above the wetlands of Wapato on the north side of the park. A large pipe transverses above the wetlands, with a well-made trail atop. This trail tours the treetops and is an unusual experience, a true delight to find in an urban area.

See the park's website for the event calendar and more details.

Flora & Fauna

Many birds, wetland area, lakeside shoreline.

Contacts

Land Manager: Metro Parks Tacoma

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