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Millersylvania State Park

State Route 121 to Tilley Road Southwest, Olympia, WA
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Ranked #15 of 27 Attractions in Olympia
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: One of the highlights of this state park is Deep Lake, a summertime favorite among local residents.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Olympia, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It's an OK park. We camped there many years ago but sites are not private. Too much traffic in the camping area by day users. Facilities are basic and sometimes not clean. The lake is picturesque and is a popular swimming spot. Fishing is ok but you must have a boat, no fish around the dock or swimming area.

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Tacoma, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Let me start by saying that the location is excellent. Very large park, great lake and plenty of activities, they had an small amphitheater that hosted movies. However, as camping goes, people are right next to each other and there was no privacy. I agree during the day and right up to 10pm it is quite loud. We had people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are plenty of snakes in the water here, but otherwise this is a great place to go have a relaxing picnic with the family or friends. Just be sure that you pick up your trash when you leave! Leave it nice for someone else to enjoy.

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Chehalis, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The trails are well maintained and easy to get around. Just need a discover pass. We had a great time.

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Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Over crowded, loud, full of kids, and EXPENSIVE! We looked at the wrong price online (I mean you'd think the tent camping would be lower than RV camping...) and when we got there we discovered that we'd have to pay $24/night instead of @$12/night. We than asked if we could use the $12 campsite and was told that that space... More

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Olympia, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The park is a good place to camp or to picnic. Not much grass so get used to dirt. Had small picnic with family.

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