Southwest of Olympia near Littlerock in the Capitol State Forest, the Straddleline ORV Park (aka Thurston County ORV Park) is a 155 acre OHV riding area adjacent to Capitol State Forest. He site is adjacent to State Route 8 and divided between the two counties with 78 acres of land in Grays Harbor County and 77 acres in Thurston County.

Straddleline is an intensive use facility which includes 5 miles of bike trails in the park and access to over 100 miles of trails within Capitol State Forest. It offers over 150 acres of open riding, 1 mile MX track, 1/8 mile flat track, off-road courses, sand drag strip, kids mini MX course, 4-wheel drive obstacle course, camp sites, meeting hall, restrooms with showers, concession stand with restrooms, covered grandstands, a main office and a caretakers residence.

The park features over five miles of competitive and casual riding trails as well as access to the 80,000 acre Capitol Forest multi-use recreation area. Trails are available for all age and skill levels. The park trail system is open April through September. Capitol Forest is open from April through the end of October, depending on the weather. Because the park trail system and the Capitol Forest system are connected, the park provides an excellent staging area for trail and cross-country events and activities.

Another feature of the park is the childrens motorcycle-style riding area, which is conducive to other motorcycles and bicycles.

The park is located 16 miles west of Olympia on Highway 8 near McCleary. Take Exit 104 off I-5 and travel west. The park is on the left.


Local Contact(s):  Straddleline ORV Park (360) 495-3054 ; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800.

Recommended Book:  "Washington Byways" from Tony Huegel

Luxury Loding:  Best Western, Olympia

Breakfast Restaurant:  Proffitts Cafe, Olympia

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Date Updated:  8/3/2016


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