Police, fire, and emergency medical response services are available as usual. Tumwater City Hall is open to the public with limited hours. This is a trail system that provides residents with access to five public parks, the City’s golf course, the Deschutes River and Capitol Lake. Right-of-Way Acquisition (Complete) – 2018 to 2020 The City provides email updates on the NHS Resurfacing Project to keep you informed. The Deschutes Valley Trail was first envisioned in the Tumwater Trails Plan. Owned by the Olympia Tumwater Foundation, Tumwater Falls Park is open to the public and free of charge. Plans are currently being considered on new routes to connect this trail with the Olympia Woodland trail and the rest of the county trail system. Tumwater City Hall is open to the public with limited hours. Design (Complete) – 2017 to 2020 Website Design by Granicus - Connecting People and Government. The most ambitious project undertaken by the Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) was construction in 1962 of a 15-acre park along the falls of the Deschutes River. The meandering trail will be constructed on the historic railroad bed parallel to the Deschutes River. Call 9-1-1. Planning (Complete) – 2011 to 2017 Our Community Departments » Parks & Recreation » Parks Planning. It was later added to the Thurston Regional Trails Plan and awarded federal funding for design of the trail system administered through Thurston Regional Planning Council. When complete, the 2.5 mile Deschutes Valley Trail will connect Tumwater from Historical Park to Pioneer Park. Employee Services Call 9-1-1. Disclaimer, © 2020 City of Tumwater, WA. Please enable JavaScript in your browser for a better user experience. From the Palermo watershed the trail continues north, up Tumwater Valley Drive and into the Tumwater Falls Park and ends at the City’s northern border at Historical Park. Construction – Estimated April 2020 to December 2020. Due to multiple maintenance, repair and construction projects, Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls will remain closed indefinitely for public safety concerns, according to the … Disclaimer, © 2020 City of Tumwater, WA. Please enable JavaScript in your browser for a better user experience. Doing Business To view the story map, please use Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge. Departments United States ; Washington (WA) Tumwater ; Things to Do in Tumwater ; Tumwater Falls Park; Search. The unique design features include exposed bedrock, rockery walls, interpretive signage and artwork related to the history of Tumwater. © 2020 City of Tumwater, WA. The Deschutes Valley Trail plan was envisioned in 1987 and is a priority in the Tumwater Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan as well as in the Thurston County Regional Trails Plan. Still owned and maintained by OTF, Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls continues to attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Police, fire, and emergency medical response services are available as usual. The Deschutes Valley Trail was first envisioned in the 1987 Tumwater Trails Plan. It will have a 10 to 12-foot wide paved surface with gravel shoulders. Extensive tree clearing and vegetation removal is necessary for the trail project new vegetation and trees will be planted. Plan your route around road construction and traffic incidents with Construction & Traffic Alerts. The trail will begin at the City’s eastern border at Pioneer Park. Deschutes Valley Trail: Tumwater Historical Park to Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls April – December 2020. All Rights Reserved. The Deschutes Valley Trail was first envisioned in the Tumwater Trails Plan.It was later added to the Thurston Regional Trails Plan and subsequently awarded federal funding administered through Thurston Regional Planning Council for design of the trail system. Construction of the Deschutes Valley Trail segment begins this April and will continue through December 2020. Visit our. Sitemap, Accommodations & Accessibility Departments Some minor delays may occur due to importing and exporting material for the project.