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Hidden in North Olympia

Hidden in North Olympia along East Bay drive is this beautiful piece of how things used to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ernie K
Olympia, Washington
Great place to take a walk, and enjoy nature.

If you're looking for a quick hike to clear your head, this is the place to do it. I go here often... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Josh A
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This 314-acre park offers hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities only minutes from downtown Olympia.
2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia, WA
+1 360-753-8380
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden in North Olympia along East Bay drive is this beautiful piece of how things used to be. Overlooking Budd Inlet there are towering firs, open areas, and trails to the beach that can be explored to your hearts content. Don’t miss the exit as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ernie K
Reviewed December 23, 2018

If you're looking for a quick hike to clear your head, this is the place to do it. I go here often with my wife, and we always have a nice time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Josh A
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I really do love this park. Ive enjoyed a good run with my pup who loves to run across fallen trees. Peaceful enough for meditation. Perfect view of Downtown for Sunset. If you bring kids, make sure to bring a change of clothing and rain...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Do G
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This park has great trails and amazing views of the capital and the sound. Good parking and close to downtown.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 328nikkic
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Lush rainforest type scenery which was the + but that isn't that hard to find in that part of the state. Trails were pretty average.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas B
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Priest Point Park is on two sides of the road with different experiences. They are connected by a bridge. There are several trails through beautiful wooded areas, a great play ground, and trails to the beach. This is one of the few areas with public...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marijo H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

just visiting friends who recently moved to olympia and this is walking distance from their house. what a great place to take dogs or just walk! we even saw people pulling into the slough area from budd inlet in kayaks! i liked that there are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank guavaberry5
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The park is nice and there's lots of space, some playground equipment for kids and some trails. There are bathrooms (a must for me sadly). The trails are good, but if you're looking for a long hike - this is not the place to come....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I have been here hundreds of times. As a child and as an adult. Now with children of my own. Laid back and quiet for the relaxing picknick or a short nature hike. 5 star for ease of access, relaxation, and entertainment for the kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jroberto
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Beautiful city park with numerous walking paths, good birding (Pacific wrens), restrooms, covered picnic area, and a wonderful rose garden in bloom while we were there.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Barb S
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Janet A
August 9, 2018|
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Response from margaretcho | Reviewed this property |
No cost
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Response from SandraL68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are allowed. We were there with the family dog Harry but on a lead.
Joetta M
January 27, 2017|
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Response from msquare18 | Reviewed this property |
This park has been part of Olympia Parks and Recreation for years and years. Any questions should be directed to the City of Olympia.