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Percival Landing, Olympia

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Percival Landing Park is a public park located in Olympia, Washington.HistoryNamed after a former commercial steamship wharf, the park is a well-known maritime landmark in the Pacific Northwest. Built by Sam Percival in 1860, the wharf operated for several decades, and was torn down and replaced several times during that period.The first phase of Percival Landing Park was completed and opened in 1977, with the second phase opened in 1985, and the third phase in 1988. The former Unocal Tank Farm site was acquired by the City of Olympia in 1996, and is now an open lawn.FeaturesToday the park features picnic areas, public art, boat moorage and a playground. The park features a.9mi boardwalk extends along the eastern shoreline of the West Bay of Budd Inlet from the Fourth Avenue Bridge to Thurston Avenue. The park features a carved Orca by Olympia artist Joe Tougas, who competed an identical work for Yashiro, Japan, Olympia's sister city.There are several events held annually at Percival Landing Park, including Harbor Days and "Sand in the City", as well as the Wooden Boat Festival.
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  • Clean quiet place with a playground and public toilets. Washington State Capitol building can be seen in the distance  more »
  • Iconic to take a picture by the statue. Very beautiful on a sunny or cloudy day. It's very good for a stroll around watching the water the boats and people as well as any wildlife that happens to be v...  more »
  • This was a nice area due to the different boats and the statues that make this a unique area to explore and enjoy.  more »
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  • Olympia at its best. Percival Landing Park features a great boardwalk with views of the Olympics, Budd Bay, and the Legislative Dome. There's​ a playground for kids, a moderately sized grass field, public art, access to the docks, and even a nicely appointed meeting room you can rent from the city for small gatherings. Water fountains and bathrooms are available and easily accessed.
  • Excellent stroll on Olympia's waterfront. Views of the Capitol building, the Olympics, houseboats...Perfect for bringing guests or stopping while visiting. Kids will like the playground.
  • Percival landing is a beautiful place to take a walk along the docks and look out on the water. There is a playground that is one of my kids favorites, the kids that play here usually behave kindly. My kids love nature, and this playground is located next to the water. There are many restaurants along the docks. Oyster house, Anthony's, bud bay cafe, dockside bistro, and more. Every year there are events that take place on the docks, one of them is harbor days with many vendors and activities for children. Towards the end of the docks by Anthony's there is a high tower for viewing the beautiful scenery. Percival Landing is one of the most beautiful spots in Olympia.
  • Park area isn't that big, but the playground is kind of different and interesting. I think my kiddo enjoyed walking the boardwalk and seeing all the boats almost more.
  • A great park with an excellent view. The children always love it, there are restrooms, water fountains, and it's a super close walk to anything in downtown.