Washington State University

Puyallup Research & Extension Center

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Puyallup Research & Extension Center

WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center is located just west of downtown Puyallup at 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371. Business hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM. Our business telephone number is (253) 445-4501 or toll free at (866) 458-0195. Our FAX number is (253) 445-4571.

From Eastern Washington:

  • Take I-90 West across Snoqualmie Pass.
  • Exit four miles past North Bend on Exit 25, WA-18 (Auburn-Tacoma).
  • Take WA-18 past Auburn and exit on WA-167 South.
  • Take the Puyallup exit that turns into WA-512 West (Puyallup-Olympia).
  • Exit onto Pioneer Way, turn left (west) on Pioneer Way and go through Puyallup two miles to the WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center on the left. (Just past the Fruitland Ave intersection.)

From the North:

  • Take I-5 South to exit 135 to WA-167 North (28th St). This exit will put you onto Bay Street that goes back under the freeway and connects to River Road. Get in the right lane.
  • Turn right onto Pioneer Way East at the intersection where the road splits.
  • Continue on Pioneer Way East. This curves around and comes to the intersection at Canyon Road and Pioneer Way E. Here, Pioneer Way East turns into Pioneer Avenue East.
  • Continue on Pioneer Avenue East to the next light. This is the intersection of Pioneer Way, 72nd, and Woodland Ave. Turn left at this intersection. Immediately get in the righthand lane.
  • The WSU entrance is just past the old gray and crimson colored Victorian house on the right.

From the South:

  • Take I-5 north to exit 127 (Puyallup-Mt. Rainier) onto Hwy 512 East.
  • Take the 4th Puyallup exit (Pioneer Way).
  • Turn left on Pioneer Way heading west.
  • Go 2 miles through Puyallup (from Meridian go through 3 stop lights). There is a sign with Washington State University Research & Extension Center on the left just past Fruitland Ave.
  • Alternate route using Highway 512:
  • Take the Canyon Road-Summit exit.
  • Turn left at the light onto Canyon Road heading north.
  • Go north to 72nd St. E.
  • Turn right at the light. Stay in the righthand lane, and go down the hill.
  • Continue about a ΒΌ mile. The WSU entrance is just past the old Victorian house on the right.

R.L. Goss Turf Farm

The R.L. Goss Farm is located at 15403 Bowman Hilton St E, Puyallup, WA 98372.

Directions from Everett Southbound:

  • I-5 South, take I-405 Sorth to the Auburn/Kent exit (WA-167) or I-405 South, also take the Auburn/Kent exit (WA- 167).
  • Continue on WA-167 South.
  • Take the WA-410 exit East towards Sumner/Yakima.
  • Take the WA-162 East/Valley Avenue exit towards Orting.
  • Turn right on Valley Avenue East. Valley Avenue East becomes WA-162.
  • Turn left onto Bowman Hilton Road East.
  • Bowman Hilton Road takes a left turn, the entrance to Goss Farm is on the left shortly after the turn.

Directions from Bonney Lake Westbound:

  • Take WA-410 West.
  • Take WA-162 Sumner/Orting exit East.
  • Turn left on Valley Avenue East.
  • Valley Avenue East becomes WA-162.
  • Turn left onto Bowman Hilton Road East.
  • Bowman Hilton Road takes a left turn, the entrance to Goss Farm is on the left shortly after the turn.

Directions from Olympia Northbound:

  • Take I-5 north, then take WA-512 East to Puyallup.
  • Take the WA-167 exit and merge onto WA-167 North.
  • Take the WA-410 exit East towards Sumner/Sumner.
  • Take the WA-162 East/Valley Avenue exit towards Orting.
  • Turn right on Valley Avenue East. Valley Avenue East becomes WA-162.
  • Turn left onto Bowman Hilton Road East.
  • Bowman Hilton Road takes a left turn, the entrance to Goss Farm is on the left shortly after the turn.
Puyallup Research and Extension Center, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup WA 98371-4900, 253-445-4500, Contact Us