Tumwater Falls

 

Tumwater, Washington is full of history.  Tumwater lays claim with Steilacoom to being the oldest settlements north of the Columbia River. Tumwater was incorporated in 1845 and has retained a strong sense of history since.  Nowhere is there a better place to experience our local history than at the Tumwater Historical Park.  Here, one can enjoy a quiet hike along the banks of the falls of the Deschutes River, best know as Tumwater Falls.  While here, be on the lookout for artesian wells and foundations of old lumber mills along the river bank.  

The former home of the Olympia Brewery is also located in Tumwater.  At one time, the Olympia Brewery was considered to be one of the largest breweries in the nation and could be seen in many Hollywood movies.  

A small town directly abutting Olympia, Tumwater maintains a small town atmosphere. The residents regard themselves as neighbors. Friday night high school football games are huge, and community events in general are always well supported.

       

    Bridge over tumwater falls

Fall Colors Along the Deschutes River 

Tumwater Falls

Tumwater Falls     

 

 

Distance to:                                                 Handy Links:                                   Close By:

Ocean Shores - 75 miles                                               City of Tumwater                                                        Hiking

Mount Rainier National Park - 65 miles                         Tumwater School District                                           Boating

Olympic National Forest - 46 miles                                Olympia Farmers Market                                           Lakes

Seattle - 62 miles                                                           WA Performing Arts Center                        

Portland -114 miles                                                        Chamber of Commerce                                 

Vancouver BC - 203 miles                                             The Olympian

Spokane WA - 320 miles                                                Mix 96 FM

Joint Base Lewis-McChord - 21 miles                            Local Events

Skiing, Snowboarding -70 miles                                     Thurston Talk

Lucky Eagle Casino - 26 miles

Red Wind Casino - 14 miles

Little Creek Casino - 16 miles

 

 


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2330 54th Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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2330 54th Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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1635 83rd Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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1635 83rd Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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800 C St SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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6803 Zenda Dr SE Tumwater, WA 98501

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409 Division St SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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2622 70th Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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1202 77th Trail SE Tumwater, WA 98501

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$229,900

7038 Lazy Ct SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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3538 Simmons Mill Ct SW A Tumwater, WA 98512

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1715 Lake Park Dr SW Tumwater, WA 98512

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