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Millersylvania State Park

Address: State Route 121 to Tilley Road Southwest, Olympia, WA
Phone Number: 888-226-7688
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Ranked #9 of 24 Attractions in Olympia
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: One of the highlights of this state park is Deep Lake, a summertime favorite among local residents.
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: One of the highlights of this state park is Deep Lake, a summertime favorite among local residents.

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Olympia, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This park is a hidden gem. For the avid runner it offers excellent trail running through a densely forested area. You get views of forest, creeks, campsites, the lake, and the other surrounding areas. Only annoying thing is you need a Discovery Pass to park there. Haven't ever swam in the lake - but some have said that it is... More 

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Washington
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The park is beautiful and in a decent location. The camp sites are really close together and most have no privacy. Not my favorite place.

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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This park is perhaps 10 miles south of Olympia, WA. But in other ways, it is worlds apart. Beautiful old growth forests, a deep blue lake, and great campground. Even for locals, a terrific place for a walk, or hike. There is nothing like walking through an old growth forest, and they are rapidly becoming far too rare Who would... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We spent only one night, but wished we could have spent more! The tent we stayed in was large enough to hold a king size bed, a sitting area, small desk area with a mini-fridge, one-cup coffee maker and microwave. Bed was comfortable (memory foam on a platform) and the tent was clean. They do provide coffee, s’more makings, popcorn... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed some glamping at pampered camping. The tent was well appointed and about 15 feet square. The fireplace was a nice touch. We ordered a bundle of firewood which lasted us about 3 hours. The bed was comfortable and we had no problems at all with bugs or Mosquitos in the tent.

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Olympia, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a very nice park where you can go for the day or stay for a week or two. The property was given to the people of Washington by a wealthy benefactor who lived there a hundred years ago. They kept all the old growth trees they could and it shows. If you only get to visit one park... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

People everywhere. Only come here if you have a bunch of kids and have given up on the idea of privacy.

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Puyallup, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Nice variety of trails that are just right for an easy hour or two of walking. There is a campground, beach areas with concession stands, restrooms with showers, picnick tables and boat rentals. Enjoyable visit.

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Medina, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Wonderful safe swimming area. Went to YMCA camp there as a child. Beautiful old growth evergreens. Lots of picnic tables nestled among the trees and along the shore. Best place yet for Fourth of July picnic and family reunion. Restful, peaceful, restorative.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a family reunion at the Environmental Learning Center inside the park. It was the perfect location for a big gathering. They have a great commercial kitchen with all the dishes, pots & pans & utensils you might need. There is access to Deep Lake (which is actually a very shallow lake). 8 canoes, 4 paddle boards, a row... More 

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