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East Bay Public Plaza

325 Marine Drive NE, Olympia, WA
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Water Fun

The Public Plaza has a running play creek (during normal business hours of the Children's Museum... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Andrew B
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Olympia, Washington
A Place To Get Your Feet Wet

A cute place for the kids to splash around in for about 15 minutes. Always clean, good bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Nybe
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Olympia, Washington
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325 Marine Drive NE, Olympia, WA
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Public Plaza has a running play creek (during normal business hours of the Children's Museum) and bathrooms. It is fun to take our daughter to the creek the splash around and cool off on a hot day.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

A cute place for the kids to splash around in for about 15 minutes. Always clean, good bathrooms too.

Thank Nybe
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We wandered around after visiting the Farmer's Market. There were a lot of artisans with wares for sale and it was fun to browse. We also enjoyed looking at the boats and water. Good for an hour or so on a warm fall day.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The river walk is quite nice, albeit short. It ends before one can get to clear water. The bay is full of boat and yacht parking bays and thus there isn't much to see. However, great views of the Sound and mountains can be seen...More

Thank Ray L
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a great time wandering around and seeing the area. The fort-like structure was fun to climb and see the water and the mountains in the distance. Great place to visit when the weather is beautiful.

1  Thank SHurley9876
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

A lovely, clean area for a short walk or just hang out and people watch. Lots of cute and active kids to entertain you. The art and landscaping are very attractive. This area is at the core of Olympia which seems to have its own...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

The children's museum did such an amazing job taking the fun out doors and making it available to all. Take the kids to play on those hot summer days.

Thank 627bradb
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

A nice area to walk around and enjoy views of the harbor and boats. Near the farmer's market and several restaurants within easy walking distance.

1  Thank ErikaM411
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a really cool man-made stream for wading that is right in front of the Hands On Children's Museum. We have been several times this spring & summer & we always stay for a couple of hours & leave very happy. I like to...More

Thank MMMamaJ
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Low key site that might have your young kids squealing with delight! It is a natural environment enhanced by artwork. For example, there is a stream bed perfect for wading. The bed is embedded with water-life sculptures such as fish. There are many different small...More

Thank lameoma
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