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Priest Point Park

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Beautiful trees and beach access

Priest Point Park is on two sides of the road with different experiences. They are connected by a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olympia, Washington
a breath of fresh air

just visiting friends who recently moved to olympia and this is walking distance from their house... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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“rose garden”(12 reviews)
“beach access”(7 reviews)
“both sides”(5 reviews)
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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All reviewsrose gardenbeach accessboth sidesbeautiful foresthiking trailsplayground equipmentclose to downtownget togethereast baycovered picnic arearocky beachgreat trailsups and downspuget soundpicnic tablesplay areagreat place to go
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Herstelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank guavaberry5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank Robert L
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.

1  Thank Barb S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Nice little hike to get to the beach. Plenty of room and felt very safe. Highly recommend for a nice walk.

Thank Bobbi R
Reviewed June 3, 2018

It is a great place to hang out with the whole family and do some fun hiking, playing and swimming during the warm months.

Thank Gabi T
Reviewed March 18, 2018

The trails are quite varied. Some have a few steep hills others or rather easy. The walk to the beach is pretty easy close to the parking lot. A very nicely to take a nature break!

1  Thank margaretcho
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun today (2/19/18) at the Priest Point Park Beach. We saw a heron, seagulls, tons of crabs. My kid had a great time. There's benches you can sit on.on the other, and there are picnic tables and shelters throughout the park....More

Thank LauraK5564
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Janet A
August 9, 2018|
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Response from margaretcho | Reviewed this property |
No cost
April 9, 2017|
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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.