You have discovered a unique treasure in University Place!

Between the shores the of the Puget Sound and the shadow of Mount Rainier, University Place is Pierce County’s ultimate destination for recreation and relaxation. Enjoy spectacular views of the Chambers Bay Golf Course from the expansive Soundview Trail or take a scenic stroll through the Curran Apple Orchard.

Whether you’re seeking solitude in a peaceful park or a day out uptown, University is the Place!


University Place has parks and open spaces for both residents and visitors to enjoy. Take a look at our local parks and plan to visit some while you're here. 

Tourism & Attractions

The physical setting of University Place alone rates it as a must-see destination. Views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier are stunning. The City lies within a region brimming with beautiful sights and enjoyable activities.


To find out how to get here, check out our Transportation page.