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Local Points of Interest
Capitol Way to Old Hwy 99, 1 mile past Tumwater Blvd. on the right. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and excitement of flight. The museum was founded with the goal of bringing people together to relive, recollect and learn about aviation history. Features include museum gift shop, artifacts, exhibits, warbird rides and a winter lecture series.
For a list of area museums, click here.
I-5 South to exit 103, left on Deschutes Way, right on Simmons Rd. A 15-acre park featuring fishing, a canoe launch, playground equipment and nature trails. The story of the beginnings of American settlement on Puget Sound is told through interpretive markers located throughout the park.
I-5 South to exit 99, left to Old Hwy 99, right to Offut Lake Rd., A non-profit educational and scientific corporation founded in 1982, Wolf Haven International provides homes for more than 40 wolves that cannot live in the wild. Wolf Haven also participates in the Mexican Wolf Recovery program which reintroduces wolves to the wild in the southwestern United States and Mexico.
North on Capitol Way, right on 4th Ave., left on East Bay Drive. The park is approximately 2 miles on right with the largest urban forest in the State of Washington. Beach access, play equipment and hiking trails.
100 Brown Farm Rd., Olympia. Visitors enjoy hiking, wildlife observation and photography, fishing and environmental education opportunities year-round. The refuge is open during daylight hours, and a daily entrance fee is charged. The visitor center, open Wednesday-Sunday, features exhibits, a bookstore and more.
Old Capitol Building
600 S. Washington St., SE, Olympia. This renovated building, first opened in 1892, served as the Washington State Capitol from 1901 to 1928. Self-guided tours are available weekdays.
8431 Waldrick Rd., SE, Olympia. The lush gardens and maze showcase more than 100 sculptures created by regional, national and international artists. Open year-round from dawn to dusk entrance fee by donation.