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Address: 8431 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone Number: +1 360-264-2408
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Monarch Sculpture Park, a non-profit space for the visual arts and Nature...

Monarch Sculpture Park, a non-profit space for the visual arts and Nature Conservation. Located in Thurston County near Olympia, Washington, the park is being acquired by Creekside Conservancy in Spring 2015. The park will continue its legacy of fine art and sculpture while putting aside 65 acres for wildlife and preservation. New programs and projects are being created to merge art and conservation in exciting ways!

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A committed group of artists are bringing this unique park back to life. It is off the beaten track bit so get directions first. it is worth a stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2016
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Olympia, Washington
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Centralia, Washington
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took our Granddaughters to the Park today, June 29, 2016, to have a picnic and to tour the grounds. Unfortunately, there were "CLOSED" signs posted on all of their signs. We decided to have our picnic anyway at one the the umbrella-adorned tables at the entrance, hoping that no one would shoo us away. A cute... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

A committed group of artists are bringing this unique park back to life. It is off the beaten track bit so get directions first. it is worth a stop.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

My daughter took me here. I was visiting from Florida. This is a very relaxing peaceful place and the "jewels" scattered about the trails are beautiful. Like hunting easter eggs.

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2 Thank Mary Elna F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It is a nice wander thru the interesting art. Look carefully as some is slightly buried in tall grass. I didn't do the maze as by then I was too hot and by myself; however, it did look as though it could be interesting. Perhaps another time I'll venture thru it. No fee is requested to wander the grounds; however,... More 

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Thank Rosie L
Olympia, Washington
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Monarch Sculpture Park has reopened. It is a ways out of town. Great to ride out there on "Western Bike Trail". Very fun, whimsical. Took picnic lunch and enjoyed the art and pleasant surroundings, birds, etc.

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Thank Patti F
Centralia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Thank goodness for our Garmin GPS. My wife and I set out with Mapquest and handwritten directions, but we went astray in Tenino. We stopped in a church parking lot and programmed our Garmin. It led us back to Tenino and turned onto the old Hwy 99 heading north. A right turn onto Offut Lake Rd, and a right turn... More 

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1 Thank Jim G
Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I attended on a overcast day which created a sharp contrast to the colorful, creative sculptures in the park. While it only took an hour to navigate, you amble far from civilization so the only sounds you here are gravel underfoot and the assorted sounds of farmyard animals. The park provided a very soothing experience for me and a nice... More 

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hollywood, california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Really cool, whimsical sculpture garden that goes on and on. I loved a bunch of the exhibits...not museum quality for the most part, but really excellent displays and settings. Worth the drive!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while riding the Chelais Western Bike Trail. Thy are currently trying to reopen the buildings and reestablish an active site. However, the sculpture gardens are open and they are wonderful--if somewhat overgrown. There are many, many large freestanding sculptures scattered over the grounds. Well worth a visit.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I ride my bike on the Western trail and this little park was always a delight to go to. I went recently and found that they had closed. Too bad, it was a fun break on the bike trail.

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