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Priest Point Park

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Address: Olympia, WA
Description: This 314-acre park offers hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities only...
This 314-acre park offers hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities only minutes from downtown Olympia.
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Large park, good trails, "meh" waterfront

Was looking for hikes to do in Olympia as we drove through it on our way back home from Ocean Shores and saw this park on TripAdvisor. The entrance that I went in (with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Lacey J
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Was looking for hikes to do in Olympia as we drove through it on our way back home from Ocean Shores and saw this park on TripAdvisor. The entrance that I went in (with the Memorial Garden) did not have marked trails so we had no idea where we were going. We walked around the garden and picnic area for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I loved this park. I have been here quite a few times and it is magical every time. From wooded trail systems to sunsets in the water. A great place to go.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

For travelers I recommend the downtown parks but for locals this is the place. Two miles north of town on East Bay Drive and one can hang out with family and have a picnic or hike the trails in and around the park.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

beach access a bit tricky, I like the trails from the roads fork right b-4 playgrounds to picnic bbq areas to trails forking down to the water

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Olympia, WA
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76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The trails that go down to the beach are wonderful and even though I have a bit of difficulty getting down there now that I'm disabled - it's worth the short walk down to the water. I've rented the shelters here for parties many times and highly recommend them. They aren't anything fancy, but they work well and if the... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A quick trip from downtown, Priest Point Park is great to get to the shore and see some beautiful, old trees.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Perfect location for a picnic or an afternoon stroll. Make your way through the wooded trails down to the sound and skip some rocks

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Close to town, trails of varying distances, easy beach access, playgrounds, flower gardens and pet friendly. The only downside is theft has been reported here a bit. Don't leave valuables in your car.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This park has a lot to offer and is my go to for a close to town nature get away. It is close enough to town so that even a short visit is pleasant and easy. There is also enough to do to fill an entire day. The nature trails access the Puget Sound shoreline and extend to the northern... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I remember this park very well from my childhood. It is a great secret near the water. The trails are up and down with steep paths, narrow and can be muddy depending on the time of year. It is worth the trip though to get to the shore and admire the Olympics in the distance.

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Address: Olympia, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia

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