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Thurston County, Washington

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Public Works

Map of Frye Cove Park

Park Hours

9 a.m. to dusk daily



Located on the west side of Eld Inlet, this park has magnificent views of Mt. Rainier and is a popular place for weddings. Please note steep grades and dirt path may be challenging for people with mobility concerns.

  • 67 acres
  • 1400 feet of saltwater beach
  • 2 miles of trails
  • 2 small reservable shelters with one picnic table for 8-10 people and barbeques
  • shellfish harvesting
  • native plants
  • wildlife viewing


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4000 NW 61st Ave., Olympia, WA 98502

From I-5 in Olympia, north or southbound, take Exit 104 (US 101 north, Aberdeen). Stay on US 101 toward Shelton. Take the Steamboat Island Rd Exit. Go north on Steamboat Island Rd NW about 5.8 miles and turn right onto Young Rd NW. Proceed about 2 miles, turn left on 61st Ave NW into Frye Cove Park.