Press Releases

    Nov. 22, 2017
    Generous visitors to Northwest Trek and the Zoo donate food to families in need

    Nov. 9, 2017
    Bring items for food bank, get a price break at Point Defiance Zoo and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    Nov. 7, 2017
    Veterans receive free admission to Point Defiance Zoo and Northwest Trek

    Nov. 5, 2017
    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park closes early due to snow and ice

    Oct. 6, 2017
    Nature is calling: Elk rut in full swing at Northwest Trek

    Oct. 2, 2017
    Veterans to get free admission on Veterans Day weekend

    Oct. 2, 2017
    Help Out for Half Off: Northwest Trek and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium food drive Nov. 3-19

    Sept. 7, 2017
    Online tickets now on sale for Hoot 'n' Howl, one of Northwest Trek's biggest events

    Sept. 6, 2017
    Get into the Seahawks spirit with "Blue Fridays" at Northwest Trek

    August 29, 2017
    It's a Feeding Frenzy Sept. 2-4 at Northwest Trek

    Aug. 8, 2017
    Nature and adventure await Girl Scouts on Super Girl Scout Day

    August 6, 2017
    Almost time to Run Wild at Northwest Trek

    August 6, 2017
    Feeding Frenzy gives animals some wild meals Sept. 2-4

    July 1, 2017
    Keepers share their work - and their love for animals - at Keeper Spotlight

    June 30, 2017
    Sixth bison calf born at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    June 29, 2017
    Baby bison joins newborns from National Mammal Species at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    June 9, 2017
    Three trumpeter swans a swimming add to the baby animal boom at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    May 27, 2017
    First elk calf and fourth bison calf of the season born at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    May 23, 2017
    First three bison calves of the season born at Northwest Trek 

    May 5, 2017
    Popular bear camp teaches visitors about bear safety in the wild

    May 3, 2017
    Zip Wild complex of zip line and challenge courses opens May 6

    May 2, 2017
    Ready set slime during Slug Fest June 24 & 25

    April 28, 2017
    Rick Dietz named Deputy Director of Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    April 3, 2017
    Key leadership appointments enhance and strengthen the conservation mission at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

    March 15, 2017
    Spring break means playtime at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park during 'Wild Week of Play' April 1-9

    February 28, 2017
    Geriatric grizzly bear humanely euthanized at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

    February 28, 2017
    Metro Parks Tacoma supports reintroducing grizzlies to North Cascades

    March 20, 2017
    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park welcomes seven millionth visitor

    January 8, 2017
    Up to four kids admitted free with each paying adult at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park during Kids 'n' Critters special event over the long Presidents' Day weekend, Feb 18-20

    January 1, 2017
    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park sets attendance record with more than a quarter million visitors in 2016


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