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Millersylvania State Park

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Address: 12245 Tilley Rd S, Olympia, WA 98512-9167
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+1 888-226-7688

One of the highlights of this state park is Deep Lake, a summertime...

One of the highlights of this state park is Deep Lake, a summertime favorite among local residents.

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During the winter the 6 miles trails are a little muddy in parts, but passable. It's a nice place to get away and enjoy nature. Deep lake has swimming areas and a small boat... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Doug H
Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the more overlooked areas. A great place to go kayaking, hiking and potentially biking. Although preferably no biking please.

Thank David R
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The park offers many campsites which is great for groups book side by side. Some challenges I've experienced are many sites are small and don't support a flat area for a larger tent. We are a family of five, so i like privacy when i can get it. This is a great option for those that may not have booked... More 

Thank Jerrod K
Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

During the winter the 6 miles trails are a little muddy in parts, but passable. It's a nice place to get away and enjoy nature. Deep lake has swimming areas and a small boat launch that is probably in constant use during the summer. Don't forget to have your Discover Pass for parking.

Thank Doug H
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went hiking with my sister through all the trails. I like a good workout, so a few more challenging hills would have made it better for me. Beautiful grounds.

Thank Becky M
Federal Way, Washington
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Not huge, but a nice place for a walk among some old growth trees, stroll along the lake, have a picnic. There are campgrounds and hot showers if you plan to stay a few days. Get an annual state park pass and save yourself a few dollars on the daily fees. Ample parking, and more than enough to do and... More 

Thank noworries2000
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I first found Millersylvania Park several years ago and rented the Lakeside Cottage while on vacation from Alaska. Once we moved to Washington, we made a point of renting the cottage again, even though we live nearby. It is right on the lake, very private and quiet. Linens and dishes are provided, so it's easy to move... More 

Thank Jordance2
Fremont, California
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We returned for a day trip to Millersylvania State Park. It is a fee use state park both for day use and for camping. There is beautiful trees and a lake. It is a popular place for kayaking, boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. It is abundant in old-growth Cedar and Fir Trees. We have camped there in the past. There... More 

Thank mini
Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a park located within 20 minutes of Olympia. If you are a traveler, there are campgrounds but if you are a local, you can go and enjoy the day at the lake. It is a beautiful spot and there are hikes, swimming, boating, fishing and picnicking. A wonderful way to spend the day.

Thank maryellenbradley
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We don't have parks this beautiful and so easily accessible in Vancouver, BC. A 20 minute ride away from Olympia, Washington and it's like poof you go from charming big city, to a beautiful green park!

Thank LambdaP
Langley, Washington
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We've camped here three times while enroute to visit our kids in Oregon. The bathrooms are clean and the lake is a beautiful reflective place. We enjoy camping amid the trees. On the occasions we camped there we found the park to be quite family friendly.

Thank dreamingbillandkate

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