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Priest Point Park

Olympia, WA
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Ranked #4 of 28 Attractions in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Description: This 314-acre park offers hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities only minutes from downtown Olympia.
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is stated on the Olympia public park website that Priest Point has some steep trails. Go hiking and you will see that is very true. A well maintained park, right along the Sound, Priest Point has many trails that go through still standing old growth forests. For those with some disabilities or age issues, some of the trails will... More

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Olympia, Washington
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This park is well placed on the Puget Sound. The walking trails are plentiful and the park is very well kept. I first thought this might be a State Park because of it's size . . but, it was developed and is maintained by the City of Olympia. A great place to spend your morning, take a walk or run... More

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Olympia, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great place to walk and explore. Pet and kid friendly. Watch your step on the trails as they can be quite slippery when wet.

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Olympia, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

took a day off work and hung out here for most of the day, lots of little trails to take you all around the sound, nice and quiet.

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Medina, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Gorgeous Old Growth trees, peacocks, trails to the bay, swings that go high in the sky......nature at its best. Picnic tables, good family place. Everyone needs a park like this.

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Santa Rosa, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This little park was introduced to us by a local friend. The park can be accessed off of Eastside Road. It is forested and has areas for various activities, including a wedding reception on this day with guests dancing on a pad.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Priest Point Park has a bit of everything. It has beaches, woods, picnic areas, trails, group areas, and it is free. The park has been here for decades and it is a great place to get away, for a half hour or all day.

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Having lived in Olympia for 60 of my 62 years and within a scant mile of Priest Point Park, this is one of my most favorite parts of the City. It is a diverse park, having a long beach area on the west to explore, there is a creek running into the bay on the north side, the east side... More

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Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I was marred in the rose garden. It was very well maintained, clean and intimate. I couldn't have asked for a better place. The reservation was easily made and very inexpensive.

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Olympia, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

It was smaller than I expected, but it was pretty and had a great view. Also has a great park for children.

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