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The Capitol State Forest is a 91,650-acre (370.9 km2) state forest in Thurston and Grays Harbor counties of the U.S. state of Washington. It includes part of the unusual Mima Mounds geologic feature.

The Capitol State Forest is managed by Washington Department of Natural Resources. It is a multi-use forest with active logging operations and is open for off-road motorcycles, mountain biking, horseback riding, and hiking. It is approximately bounded by U.S. Route 12 to the southwest, Interstate 5 to the east and State Route 8 to the north. It roughly contains the Black Hills. Topographical Relief - 600 ft (180 m) - 2,659ft -- 575 Miles of Gravel Road

Cities and towns near its borders include Olympia, Tumwater, Littlerock, Oakville, and McCleary.

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Coordinates: 47°00′00″N 123°10′01″W / 47.00°N 123.167°W / 47.00; -123.167


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Dirt Biking Capitol State Forest

My first ride in Capitol State Forest, Washington.

Capitol State Forest Forage--Success!

Well, I didn't find the chanterelles I was looking for........but I did find Eric and Jax from Nomadic Fanatic! It was very cool to intersect my virtual life...

Capitol State Forest | Washington State | Kingquad 400

Part of the North Rim trail at Capitol State Forest in Washington State. GoPro Hero 3 mounted to chin of helmet using the vented helmet strap.

Mima Falls Trailhead - Capitol State Forest

The sounds of the nearby gun club in this part of Capitol State Forest, make it tough to recommend this hike to those seeking the quiet of nature.

Capitol State Forest - Bikes, Guns and Stupidity

A bunch of random clips from this last year playing in Capitol State Forest, Washington. All music credits go to the original artists (in order): Band of Hor...

Nikon D7000 Self Filmed MTB Run Using Tripod - Capitol State Forest, WA

Punk run down the Little Larch trail filmed by myself with a Nikon D7000 on a tripod. Song is "Fix Me" by Black Flag.

Whoops in Capitol State Forest - XT250

I went out to explore logging roads on the peninsula, and ended up spending all day on trails when I stumbled upon the Capitol State Forest. It was fantastic...

Shooting misc firearms in the Capitol State Forest

My brother and I shooting various firearms in the Capitol State Forest in Washington. Glock 9mm, Ruger 10/22, Mosin Nagant M44 7.62x54R, Rossi 12ga single sh...

Little Larch Mountain Trail 4-5-14. Capitol Forest, WA

thanks to all of those who have contributed to making LLMT as awesome as it is. took a ride after our work party this day while running slick tires during sl...

Capitol State Forest 4 Wheelies - 2014

I had a great time riding quads for the 1st time in over 20 years with a friend down south of Olympia, Wa... thanks for the loaner, JB!!!

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80 news items

TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.com
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 16:41:20 -0700

A Tacoma man was killed in a crash involving an off-road vehicle at Capitol State Forest in Thurston County. The Washington State Patrol was investigating the crash, which occurred Saturday afternoon about 2 miles from the Rock Candy Mountain entrance ...

ThurstonTalk

ThurstonTalk
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:44:51 -0700

Without question, it's not your typical work party to fix the trails at the Capitol State Forest. On March 29, about 200 people – an odd mix of riders on mountain bikes, quads, mules, and horses – will work together on the trails, moving about 10,000 ...

TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.com
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:40:03 -0700

Greg Ross (center) of Roy and Peggy Tucker (right) of Rochester help repair a section of the year-round Equine Loop Trail in Capitol Forest during the eighth annual Great Gravel Pack-In southwest of Olympia on Saturday, April 13, 2013. TONY OVERMAN ...

ThurstonTalk

ThurstonTalk
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:26:40 -0700

capitol state forest map Elizabeth Eberle, one of three cartographers at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) who worked on the map, says the project was prompted by the need to update data. “Roads and trails had changed dramatically, including ...
 
OregonLive.com
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:06:23 -0800

Newly released is an updated map of the Capitol State Forest, the landscape southwest of Olympia that offers a full range of trail sports, plus camping. It can be a great midway spot to meet Puget Sound friends for a weekend of mountain biking, or ...

ThurstonTalk

ThurstonTalk
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 06:47:07 -0700

color graphics logo A quick search through the ThurstonTalk archives and you will find quite a few stories highlighting the wide array of activities inside our precious Capitol State Forest. We have often covered events that showcase the forest as a ...
 
KIRO Seattle
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:50:16 -0800

The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body found inside a burned-out SUV in the Capitol State Forest. A Department of Natural Resources worker spotted the vehicle on fire on E-Line Road around 9 a.m., said KIRO 7 ...
 
Access Washington
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700

OLYMPIA – Even though the weather is warming up, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants to remind off-road vehicle (ORV) riders that Capitol State Forest is closed to ORVs for the season and will re-open May 1. “We have ...
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