Olmstead Place Historical State Park

Olmstead Place Historical State Park is a 217-acre day-use park. Enjoy historic gardens and farm artifacts at this 1870's homestead. Bring a picnic. Stroll along Coleman Creek following the Altapes Creek Interpretive Trail. Old-time special events are sponsored by the park throughout the year. 

Take a tour of the log cabin and the 1908 house(check available tour times below). Pioneer artifacts on display include tools, furniture, clothing, household items, farm implements, and machinery. 
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  1. Activities
  2. History
  3. Maps

ADA Amenities/Facilities

  • Restroom
  • Hiking trail

Picnic & Day-Use Facilities

There are 17 unsheltered picnic tables in the park, along with a restroom.



  • 1 miles of hiking trails

Water Activities & Features

  • Freshwater fishing

Winter Activities & Features

  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Other Activities & Features

  • Museum
  • Wildlife viewing

Interpretive Opportunities

Free guided public tours take place weekends from noon - 4 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day and by appointment the rest of the year. This pioneer farm offers both elaborate youth/school field trips and guided public tours for free. To book tours or field trips, call the park at 509-925-1943.

Additional Information

  • Fishing season for Coleman Creek is June 1 - October 31.
  • A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • Garden weddings or events can also be booked by calling the office.