Chambers Creek Foundation

Current/Upcoming Projects


Playground by the Sound

In conjunction with the Playground By The Sound Committee, the City of University Place and Pierce County, the Foundation is embarking on the design and installation of an environmentally themed playground and tot lot on the North Meadow. This effort will result in a playground for the young children of the region that will introduce them to the environmental themes that are or will be available on the Chambers Creek Properties.  This will be a playground that will incorporate ideas from children of the region and will be designed and built by the regional community.  Funding partners and Sponsors are being sought.  Interested individuals, organizations or Companies should contact: to make tax deductible donations or volunteer services or materials.

North Dock and Pedestrian Overpass

We have begun the process of developing a plan for the reconstruction of North Dock. Our design will maximize uses and allow safe beach access to the public via a pedestrian overpass across the railroad tracks. More >>

Earthy Conversations

Earthy Conversations is a youth-led, county-wide intergenerational dialogue that is exploring our most powerful experiences in nature and extraordinary learning. More >>

Knockout Knotweed

In July 2008, Pierce County Public Works and Utilities began a project to locate and control the spread of Japanese knotweed in Chambers Creek Canyon. The project is crucial to preserving native plant species and eliminating invasive plants to enhance habitat in Chambers Creek Canyon. More >>

Plans for Off Leash Areas

There is currently one small Off Leash Area currently available at the Chambers Creek Properties on the South side of Central Meadow. Plans are being made to provide multiple Off Leash Areas providing opportunities for many types of off leash experiences in the future. More >>

Friends of Chambers Creek

With the successful beginning of the Trails Beautification Project, the Friends of Chambers Creek will be organizing a larger effort to eliminate invasive plants from Chambers Creek Properties. More >>

Chambers Creek Canyon Trails

More information coming soon.