South Puget Sound Wildlife Area South Puget Sound Unit
The South Puget Sound Urban Wildlife Interpretive Center is located in Lakewood in Pierce County. The 90-acre parcel was purchased in 1922 as a game farm and fish hatchery, but is now used as an urban wildlife interpretive center. It is surrounded by housing developments and business districts. The unit is undergoing oak-woodland prairie restoration.
Birds of Prey
How to Get Here
Map and Driving Directions
Access Site #1
Driving Directions From I-5 Southbound: 1. Take Exit 129 toward SO 72 St / SO 84 St, go 0.2 miles. 2. Take the SO. 74 St West ramp, go 0.2 miles. 3. Turn Slight Right onto 74th St W, go 2.3 miles. 4. 74th St W becomes Custer Rd W, go 1.2 miles. 5. Turn Right onto 88th St SW, go 0.3 miles. 6. Stay Straight to go onto Steilacoom Blvd SW, go 0.2 miles. 7. Turn Right onto Phillips Rd SW, go 0.6 miles. 8. End at 7801 Phillips Rd SW, Lakewood, WA 98498-6345 From I-5 Northbound: 1. Take the Bridgeport Way exit, Exit 125, toward McChord A.F.B., go 0.2 miles. 2. Turn Left onto Bridgeport Way SW, go 2.3 miles. 3. Turn Left onto Steilacoom Blvd SW, go 0.7 miles. 4. Turn Left to stay on Steilacoom Blvd SW, go 0.2 miles. 5. Turn Right onto Phillips Rd SW, go 0.6 miles. 6. End at 7801 Phillips Rd SW, Lakewood, WA 98498-6345
Parking/Restroom Information Large Parking Area, no restroom facilities.
Other Information Closed during hours of darkness.