Discover why there’s so much tail wagging in Tumwater! About 60 miles southwest of Seattle, this city was founded in the mid-1800s, and was known as Washington State’s first community. Today, Tumwater’s residents enjoy beautiful parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, plus modern conveniences right in town, or just two miles away in the capital city of Olympia.
Tumwater Historical Park is a pawpular hangout for pups and their people! This beautiful 17-acre park has woofderful nature trails you and your leashed dog will love exploring, plus covered picnic tables, restrooms, a playground and tons of open grassy areas. Tumwater Historical Park also has a boat launch into the Deschutes River where you and your dog can enjoy kayaking or canoeing together.
Need a place to stay the night? The Best Western Tumwater Inn has cozy and clean pet-friendly rooms where your dog can stay with you for a small fee. Tumwater has three veterinary clinics to make sure your pup stays in tip-top shape.
For delicious and pet-friendly eats, check out Pelligrino's Italian Kitchen. Your pooch is welcome to join you on their spacious patio while you dine.
With tons of pawsome parks, pet-friendly dining options and hotels, it’s understandable why pooches love Tumwater!