Mima Falls


Day Hike - Mima Falls

Mima Falls Loop takes hikers through young plantings, lush forest, and quiet wetlands in Olympia's Capitol State Forest.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 650 ft
  • Pace: 1.5

Meet at the trail head at 8am. Full 6.5 mile loop trip option will be weather dependent (to be determined by the group).

Please bring: 10 Essentials

  • Dress for the weather (it's February after all and even if Punxsutawney Phil did state that we should be having an early Spring it's just best to be prepared).
  • Bring snacks, lunch, water
  • And a great sense of humor

Mima Falls

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes

Getting There

From I-5 South: Take exit 95 and continue onto Maytown Road SW for 2.8 miles. Maytown Road becomes 128th Ave. Continue on it for 0.7 miles to a 'T' intersection. Turn left onto Mima Road SW and continue for 1.3 miles. Turn right onto Bordeaux Road SW for 0.6 miles. Turn right onto Marksman Street SW. After 1 mile keep straight at the bend in the road. Follow the gravel loop until you reach the parking lot and trailhead.

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