Boathouse Marina Point past Anthony's Restaurant, next to the stairs.
Lots of options for distance and elevation gain with the trail system in the Park. Map and understanding of basic navigation recommended for this trip - there are lots of trail junctions. Download map at the bottom of the webpage: http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/five-mile-drive; walk in shade of trees with stops at viewpoints. Rhododendrons blooming in April. Huckleberries in Aug-Sep. Also in 50 Trail Runs in Washington
A leisurely walk through Point Defiance Park using the square loop. Perfect for Non-Members, New-Members or for Members looking to walk off their holiday meals.
Meet at the park.
Trail maps can be found at: http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/five-mile-drive