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Capitol Building View From Other Side

I visited this park on Monday in hopes of getting a glimpse of Mt. Rainier but no luck since there... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Mary C
Keyport, New Jersey
A good public space with a nice view

West Bay Park is a great little public space with stunning views. It's a great place for SUP... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Olympia, Washington
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14 Jun 2018
“Capitol Building View From Other Side”
24 May 2018
“A good public space with a nice view”
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Again, Not a lot of things to do here, just come for a walk. I suggest a little more interesting trip is to park at or near Percival Landing and head over to Capitol Lake and then walk under the 4th and 5th Street bridges...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I visited this park on Monday in hopes of getting a glimpse of Mt. Rainier but no luck since there were low level clouds in the sky. I just walked along the paths and saw Capitol Lake and viewed the Capitol Building from the West...More

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

West Bay Park is a great little public space with stunning views. It's a great place for SUP launching, relaxing, beach combing, and my favorite watching the Lakefair fireworks display. It's not the "best" water front park in Olympia or Thurston county but it's a...More

1  Thank SubaruGuru
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This park provides an interesting Viewpoint of the opposite side of Olympia. If you walk up the driveway you can see the top of Rainier on a clear day.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 23 February 2017

On a nice day, I recommend to stop for a few minutes and enjoy the view of the city and port of Olympia. Interpretive signs tell about the building of the park as well as the natural environment. It is a well maintained park by...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Westbay Park is a little public beach on the west side of Budd Inlet not far from the mouth of the Deschutes River. Just head out Westbay Drive and look to the right. You will see it there maybe half a mile from the roundabout....More

Thank John L
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Multiple Rotary clubs in Thurston county have built this into a delightful place to see the Olympia waterfront, use the kayak launch area or just sit to visit on a nice weather day. Regular clean up days are held to keep this park looking great....More

Thank Marnee O
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great for exploring the shore or for enjoying the view. There is a short path to walk on. The shore is rocky and can be tough to walk on.

Thank WkndBoudreau
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a really nice open space along West Bay Drive. East is the port where there are big ships at the dock loading logs. Hang around for a while and you will probably see seals in the water. Cross the road and there is...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We take our dog here almost everyday and she swims in the Bay. Looks over to the city, and is typically quiet. There is access to the water in two places, a large field, and covered and open tables. Portable restrooms in the parking lot.

Thank cupperr
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