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With help from the Wildlife workers, the collection of the Chinook's eggs and sperm to complete the lifecycle for the next generation of Chinook Salmon.
The fish meat to was donated to charity.
At first arrival, to see the fish sacrificed for the next generation...More
You can't go wrong eating at Falls Terrace in Tumwater. The view is great, their menu had something for everyone and meals for $10.00 on up. Combine that with great service what else could you ask for?
After a delicious lunch at the Falls Terrace Restaurant, my wife and I drove to the adjacent Tumwater Falls Park to walk off the meal. The day was beautiful. It was sunny with the temperature in the mid 60’s…perfect.
Apparently early October is when the...More
September is the time to visit the hatchery as the adult salmon are moving up the river to the hatchery. The walk along the river from the lower falls o the upper falls is a cool walk with small falls on the side of the...More
We live in Tumwater and had not been down to check out the park so with family in town we decided to make the trip to see what it is all about. It was not crowded when we arrived even though it was a beautiful...More
The hotel recommended we eat at the Fall Restaurant - and this is the falls we looked over while we ate - - the salmon were running -we watched them come upstream into the weir where eggs are harvested. A small park, with picnic areas...More
Beautiful short trail (not really a hike but about 1/2 mile easy walk). Simple and shaded. Views of waterfalls and old Olympia Brewery. Educational panels. Nice park for a picnic. Apparently dog friendly since we saw a few!