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- 08/04/13--19:59: _Skokomish Park Lake...
- 08/20/13--14:21: _HOCM Unveils Patric...
- 08/22/13--08:58: _Kiwanis Food Garden...
- 08/24/13--07:50: _A Visit To Northwes...
- 09/21/13--08:29: _Welcome Autumn at M...
- 10/15/13--14:11: _A Visit to Schilter...
- 11/14/13--13:33: _Introducing Grandpa...
- 05/15/14--06:12: _Nisqually River Whi...
- 09/14/14--07:52: _Fall at Lattin’s Co...
- 10/15/14--06:19: _Mount Rainier Photo...
- 10/28/14--07:36: _Fall in Downtown Ol...
- 08/04/13--19:59: Skokomish Park Lake Cushman – Campground
- 08/20/13--14:21: HOCM Unveils Patrick Dougherty Sculpture During Sand In The City
- 08/22/13--08:58: Kiwanis Food Garden Grows Pounds Of Produce
- 08/24/13--07:50: A Visit To Northwest Trek
- 09/21/13--08:29: Welcome Autumn at McLane Creek Nature Trail
- 10/15/13--14:11: A Visit to Schilter Family Farm
- 11/14/13--13:33: Introducing Grandpa to the McLane Creek Nature Trail
- 05/15/14--06:12: Nisqually River White Water Kayaking and Rafting
- 09/14/14--07:52: Fall at Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm
- 10/15/14--06:19: Mount Rainier Photos by Kim Merriman
- 10/28/14--07:36: Fall in Downtown Olympia
Skokomish Park at Lake Cushman, formerly known as Camp Cushman or Lake Cushman State Park, covers over 500 acres with three boat-launch ramps on the 41,500 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Cushman. Park facilities include parking for over 100 vehicles, 50 tent sites, 30 trailer sites, two primitive sites, a group camping area [...]
During Sand in the City weekend, the Hands On Children’s Museum will unveil the new sculpture by artist Patrick Dougherty. The living sculpture is part of the Museum’s new Outdoor Discovery Center. Take a peek inside the stick sculpture here.
Located on the Capitol Campus, volunteers from the Olympia Kiwanis Club, along with Washington State employees are growing pounds of produce for the Thurston County Food Bank. To read more about the Capitol Campus Food Garden, click here.
See bison, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and more on a Northwest Trek Tram Tour. The 50-minute, naturalist-guided tram tour winds through 435 acres of meadows, woods, and lakes filled with native wildlife. For more information, click here.
The McLane Creek Nature Trail is a beautiful, flat trail where it’s easy to welcome in the fall season. It’s a great trail walk for kids and wildlife spotting is a highlight. This trail is also listed in our Top 10 Things To Do while visiting the greater Olympia area.
Schilter Family Farm is a popular pumpkin patch for Olympia residents. Check out the experience in photos here. For a complete pumpkin patch story, click here.
For more information about the McLane Creek Nature Trail, and other family friendly hiking spots, click here.
A crew of white water kayakers and rafters headed out on May 14 to explore Thurston County by water. Our ThurstonTalk.com photographer captured their trip from McKenna to the Yelm Hydro Plant on the Nisqually River during the early season white water trip. The sunny day was highlighted by bald eagles soaring overhead.
An autumn isn’t complete without a trip to the Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm. Walk the paths. Pet the animals. Taste the apple fritters. Enjoy an autumn day outside. Lattin’s is ranked on our list of 60 “Don’t Miss” Activities. But, if you can’t get out to the popular destination, pick up their [...]
Photos by Kim Merriman
By Laurie Wetherford, Pope John Paul II High School Intern to ThurstonTalk Downtown Olympia during fall is one of the sights to see. Park your car and take jaunt down the streets that are covered in leaves and people strolling in cozy fall attire. Visit the shops and restaurants throughout the area. Make an [...]