The capitol grounds include several parks that offer rich opportunities for visitors and the local community to explore and enjoy. Park hours during the summer (April 1 - October 31) are 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Park hours during the winter (November 1 - March 31) are 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. There is a parking lot area at 501 5th Avenue SW, Olympia.
While here, stop and visit a variety of other attractions, including Percival Landing boardwalk, Farmers Market, Hands-On Children’s Museum, the Yashiro (Olympia’s sister city) Japanese Garden, and the Bigelow House Museum.
For more details and current events, please see the City of Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation page and the Olympia Thurston County Visitor & Convention Bureau.
Learn more about other area attractions while visiting the capital and surrounding area: