Tolmie State Park, Olympia

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Tolmie State Park is a 105acre Washington state park on Nisqually Beach on Puget Sound located 8mi northeast of Olympia. The park includes of saltwater beachfront at the mouth of a creek known as Big Slough as well as forest lands, a saltwater marsh, and an underwater park with artificial reef for scuba diving.Activities and amenitiesPark activities include hiking on three miles of trails, boating, swimming, scuba diving, fishing, crabbing, and birdwatching.
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  • This is a wonderful small state park close to Olympia. While it is a small beach, low tide provides a wonderful opportunity to see many sea creatures -- sand dollars, jelly fish, small fish, sea snail...  more »
  • This park has limited parking, so you really do want to come early. Make sure you walk out into the tides. the number of sand dollars will really blow your mind! I understand this is even a nursery fo...  more »
  • This is a small state park just north of Olympia. Nice gravel beach perfect for just sitting and looking out across the sound. Sand beach on the north. A couple of nice forest trails round out the exp...  more »
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