Sehmel Homestead Park

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  • Sports
    • Synthetic Multi-Sport Turf: Soccer, Football, Lacrosse, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Cross Country
  • Picnic Areas
    • Picnic – Drop ins, Picnic Reservations
  • Dogs on Leash
  • Playground
  • Trails
  • Buildings & Venues
    • Pavilion, Amphitheater, meeting rooms, Party Room, Weddings and Rentals
  • Natural Features
    • Heritage Garden, Demonstration Garden, Pond, Wetlands, Meadow, Forest Area
  • Additional Features
    • Art & Artifacts, Drinking Fountain, Environmental Education, Historic, Parking Stalls/ ADA, Orchard, Sanican, Restrooms, Concessions, Bike Trail

Park and Trail Map (PDF)

10123 78th Ave. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Hours: 7 a.m. to dusk

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This 98.0-acre site is located in the Swede Hill area northwest of downtown Gig Harbor. The property includes 76.0 acres of meadow, naturalistic pond, wetlands, and forest conservancy area. There are 22.0 acres of active recreation with a 375 foot baseball field, 2 300 foot combination baseball and softball fields, an artificial turf soccer field, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, a Boundless Playground which offers recreation for children of all abilities, 1 picnic shelter, 2 picnic areas, an outdoor performing arts amphitheater, 100-person pavilion, concessions, restrooms, drinking fountain, heritage & demonstration gardens and 4 miles of trail on the property.

Read about the Sehmel Family's history here.

The Facilities Rental Brochure is available for viewing with pricing - Click Here

Hydroponic Vegetables Sign

To find out more about Master Gardeners please visit the WSU Master Gardeners website

Interested in becoming a Sehmel Homestead Park Volunteer Park Host? – Click Here

Park Rules




Undeveloped Park Properties

  • Cedrona Bay Boat Launch (Primative)
  • Kopachuck Heights
  • Narrowsgate
  • Maplewood
  • Peninsula Gardens
  • Peter's Pond
  • Rosedale Boat Launch
  • Wollochet Bay Estuary

Special Use

  • Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Nature Preserve
  • Madrona Links Golf Course
  • Peninsula Joint Recreation Area
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