Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

11610 Trek Dr. E.

Eatonville, WA 98328

Contact: Rachel Grover, Public Relations Coordinator: 360-832-7189;

cell: 253-208-4268; email:

Eatonville, WA – Northwest Trek Wildlife Park has events scheduled year-round for children, families and adults. For detailed information on any event listed below visit To make a reservation, contact Tanya Martinson: 360-832-7166;


Jan. 15-17: Kids n’ Critters Naturefest

Jan. 22: Animal Care Camp


Feb. 5-6: Volksmarch

Feb. 12: Volunteer Recruitment Day

Feb: 12: Sweethearts Dinner

Feb. 26: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour


March 5: Career Day

March 12: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

March 13, Photo Tour 9-11 a.m.

March 19: Animal Care Camp

March 27: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour


April 9: Animal Behind The Scenes

April 10: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

April 16: Earth Day Event

April 24: Photo Tour: 8-10 a.m.


May 7: Animal Care Camp

May 7-8: International Migratory Bird Day

May 8: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

May 8: Mother’s Day Breakfast with the Beasts

May 15-20: Bear Awareness Week

May 21: Bear Awareness Special Event

May 29: Photo Tour: 8-10 a.m.


June 4: Volksmarch

June 5: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

June 11: Photo Tour: 8-10 a.m.

June 19: Father’s Day BBQ

June 25-26: SlugFest

June 26: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour


July 9: Photo Tour: 8-10 a.m.

July 10: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

July 16-17: Trek’s 30th Birthday Party

July 23-24: Family Camp/Smores and Snores

July 24: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

July 30: Animal Behind the Scenes

July 30-31: Family Camp/Smores and Snores


Aug. 6-7: Family Camp/Smores and Snores

Aug. 7: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

Aug 13: Photo Tour: 8-10 a.m.

Aug. 13-14: Family Camp/Smores and Snores

Aug. 14: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

Aug. 20-21: Latino Weekend

Aug 21: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour


All September: Senior Month

Sept. 3-5: Get out of the Rut: main event Sat. 3

Sept. 10: Elk Bugling Tour

Sept. 11: Elk Bugling Tour

Sept. 17: Twilight Tour

Sept. 17: Elk Bugling Tour

Sept. 18; Elk Bugling Tour

Sept. 24: Run Wild–fun run

Sept. 25: Elk Bugling Tour


Oct. 1: Elk Bugling Tour

Oct. 2: Elk Bugling Tour

Oct. 2: Animal Behind the Scenes

Oct. 8: Photo Tour 9-11 a.m.

Oct. 15: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour

Oct. 23-29: Wolf Awareness Week

Oct. 28 & 29 (evenings): Hoot ‘n’ Howl (day of Oct. 29)


Nov. 6: Photo Tour 9-11 a.m.

Nov.12: Animal Care Camp

Nov. 13: Eatonville Free Day

Nov.20: Free-Roaming Area Keeper Tour


Dec. 3: Photo Tour, 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 10: Holiday Breakfast

Dec. 11: Holiday Breakfast

Dec. 17: Holiday Breakfast

Dec. 18: Holiday Breakfast

General information about Northwest Trek Wildlife Park:

The winter and spring months offer prime animal viewing at Trek. Trams depart throughout the day for an hour-long tour of the Park’s forested 435-acre free-roaming area where bison, elk, moose, deer, Rocky Mountain goat and bighorn sheep live. Trek also features forest animal exhibits accessible via paved walkways, including the new red fox and coyote exhibits, grizzly bears, cougars and beavers.

To reserve a group visit, please call (360) 832-7166.

Northwest Trek, accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, is a 615-acre zoological park devoted to the display, interpretation, research and conservation of North American native wildlife. Trek is just 35 miles southeast of Tacoma off of Highway 161 on the way to Mt. Rainier. For more information, call 360-832-6117 or visit