Tolmie State Park

Located on the Nisqually Reach north of Olympia, this dog-friendly park contains several interconnecting trails that wind through cedar groves, down a ravine, along a bluff with views of Puget Sound, and to the Nisqually Reach spit where you can walk on the beach. The park is CLOSED on Mondays and Tuesdays.


Take Exit 111 off of I-5.  Drive north on Marvin Rd for 3.6 miles.  Turn right onto 56th Ave NE and continue 0.5 miles, bearing left onto Hill St NE.  Continue for 0.4 miles and turn left onto 61st Ave NE and into Tolmie State Park.  Continue 0.4 mile to the second parking area.


The park trails include the Four Cedars Trail that makes a loop of the upland areas, Twin Creek Trail that is a shortcut to the Four Cedars Trail, and Sandy Beach Trail that goes to the shore.  The trails pass through ravines, over boardwalks and along a bluff.


  • The park is CLOSED on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 225 ft
  • 125 ft
7730 61st Ave NE Olympia, WA
  • see Land Manager
  • Red Marker
    7730 61st Ave NE Olympia, WA, 47.119661, -122.776064
    47.1196615 -122.7760638

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