As one of the oldest park in the City of Tacoma, this patch of green next to I-5 has been through many changes over the years. When I-5 was built in the ‘60s the park got reduced in size, but it still has a network of hiking trails and some old features like a stacked rock retaining wall on the edge of a pond.
Many improvements have been made since its beginning. In 2019 WTA volunteers built retaining walls on a few sections of trail that used to wash out frequently.
The trails here are wide and flat, a design attributed to their prior use by horse-drawn buggies. Nowadays neighborhood hikers come here to stretch their legs on the various loop trails in the park, going through forest and along a section of boardwalk through a wetland.