Other agencies also provide public park facilities in the area including the City of Gig Harbor and the State of Washington. Please see the links for each agency for updated park information.
The following parks are categorized by type as defined by PenMet Parks (the City of Gig Harbor and Pierce County may define park type categories differently):
Community Parks Community parks are typically larger than 5 acres in size and are generally defined as larger diverse recreation areas serving both formalized, active recreation needs and recreation uses benefiting not only the surrounding neighborhood, but the greater community at large. Following are community parks: Crescent Creek/City Park; Harbor Family Park; Sehmel Homestead Park.
Neighborhood Parks Neighborhood parks vary in size, depending upon a variety of factors such as location, need, opportunity, and available funding sources. Typically neighborhood parks are readily accessible to nearby residents and are geographically positioned within safe walking and bicycle access. Following are neighborhood parks: Hales Pass (Arletta); Rosedale Park.
Regional Parks Regional parks are typically larger than 40 acres in size and are generally defined as large multi-use areas including woodland, wetland, and shoreline conservancies with some formalized, active recreation needs and recreation uses benefiting the community at large and the surrounding area. Following are regional parks: Cushman Trail; Kopachuck/Cutts Island State Parks.