Percival Landing


One of Olympia's three waterfront parks, Percival Landing sits above Budd Inlet on the site of a dock originally built in 1860 by Massachusetts native Captain Sam Percival. The dock catered to steamships that ferried cargo, mail, and passengers well into the 1920s. Today, a boardwalk dotted with public artwork and historical markers affords views of the harbor and the majestic Legislative Building. The park is anchored by a popular family restaurant, the Oyster House, which specializes in seafood fresh from nearby Oyster Bay. Across the street is the lovely Heritage Park Fountain. In warm weather, kids frolic among the 47 dancing water spouts, which are illuminated with colored lights in the evening. Tugboats gather at Percival Landing each Labor Day weekend for the three-day Harbor Days festival. Boat moorage is available, as are public restrooms with showers. Parking is available at 405 Columbia Street N.W.


217 Thurston Ave. N.W.
Olympia, WA 98501


47.04570900, -122.90452100
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(360) 753-8053

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