Tolmie State Park
|Tolmie State Park|
Mud flats of the Puget Sound through foliage
|Location||Thurston, Washington, United States|
|Area||154 acres (62 ha)|
|Elevation||75 ft (23 m)|
|Operator||Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission|
|Website||Tolmie State Park|
Tolmie State Park is a public recreation area covering 154 acres (62 ha) on Nisqually Beach on Puget Sound, eight miles (13 km) northeast of Olympia, Washington. The state park includes 1,800 ft (550 m) of saltwater shoreline 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 amenities
Park activities include hiking on three miles of trails, boating, swimming, scuba diving, fishing, crabbing, and bird watching.
- "Tolmie State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Marine Protected Areas in Washington" (PDF). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. December 2009. p. 39. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
- "Tolmie State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
- "Thurston County Place Names: A Heritage Guide" (PDF). Thurston County Historical Commission. 1992. p. 88. Retrieved March 28, 2018.