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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.

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.

Capitol State Forest | Washington ATV Association | Great Gravel Pack In

The Great Gravel Pack-In has become an annual tradition that showcases and celebrates the value of volunteers and importance of cooperative efforts. It is th...

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.

Honda CRF450R & KTM SX250, Dirt Bike riding Capitol Forest

Honda CRF450R and KTM SX250 Dirt Bike riding the trails a Waddell Creek Loop at Capitol State Forest by Olympia, WA - 5.19.2012.

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...

2004 Honda CRF250X at Capitol State Forest, Wash.

http://www.riderplanet-usa.com/atv/trails/info/washington_09130/ride_b014.htm.

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...

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...

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61 news items

 
Q13 FOX
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:23 -0700

TUMWATER, Wash. — A search is underway for a missing 20-year-old soldier believed lost in the Capitol State Forest. Christopher Dombroski, a 20-year-old soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was last heard from at 8:30 p.m. in the Capitol State ...

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Q13 FOX
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:15:00 -0700

TUMWATER, Wash. — A 20-year-old soldier believed lost in the Capitol State Forest was found dead by search and rescue workers Tuesday, authorities said. Christopher Dombroski, a 20-year-old soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was last heard from ...

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 ...
 
Big News Network.com
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:07:30 -0700

The body of Christopher Dombrowski, nephew of Theresa and Steve Harris, was found Tuesday in Capitol State Forest, dead in an apparent suicide. Dombrowski, 30, had taken a leave from the U.S. Army to help look for his aunt and uncle. Scores of people ...
 
Q13 FOX
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:47:15 -0700

On Sunday, Dombroski told his family he was going out on a day hike in Thurston County. He rode his motorcycle to a trail at the Capitol State Forest and left on foot. Rescuers found his body on Tuesday morning. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot to ...

New York Daily News

WHBL Sheboygan
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:20:37 -0700

Specialist Christopher Dombroski, 20, was found in the Capitol State Forest just west of Olympia, just over 100 miles southwest of the mudslide, with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Thurston County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant ...

Jefferson Public Radio

Jefferson Public Radio
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:18:45 -0700

Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark thanks one of the volunteers at the Great Gravel Pack-In at the Capitol State Forest, March 29, 2014. Credit Flickr Photo/Diana Lofflin, DNR. It's not unusual for elected officials to cozy up to people with ...
 
TheNewsTribune.com
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:30:48 -0700

March 28, 2014. 2014-03-28T07:20:55Z. Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print. Volunteers move their pack animals through Capitol State Forest during the 2013 Great Gravel Pack-In. This year's event, the ninth annual, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday.
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