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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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

Rock Candy Mt. Capitol State Forest Washington

Hiking Feb 2014 Rock Candy Mt. Capitol State Forest near Olympia Wa.

Capitol State Forest Foray

Capitol State Forest - Mima Porter #8 (from Segment #50 to Fall Creek)

The full descent on Mima Porter #8 from Segment #50 to Fall Creek. It's all downhill except for 4-5 small hills. This is the un-edited-straight-from-the-crap...

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4 news items


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 ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:21:41 -0700

South of Olympia, Washington, lies Capitol State Forest, a 92,000 acre swath of timberland veined with over 160 miles of trails. Once known for its gunfire and garbage, Capitol Forest is fast becoming a mountain biking mecca, thanks to the decade-long ...

The Olympian

The Olympian
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:05:10 -0700

“It was for black bear.” Growing up on the fringe of Capitol State Forest, Nygren had been hunting for several years under the guidance of his father and set a goal years prior to one day go out by himself and hunt a black bear. “And got one,” Stevens ...


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:26:15 -0700

woodshed_logo03 Scrolling through ThurstonTalk's event calendar fills me with equal parts euphoria and guilt. Euphoria, because I live in such an amazing community with so many wonderful events and opportunities to enjoy. Guilt, because I so rarely ...

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