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Hawks Prairie Reclaimed Water Ponds

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area
47.0750, -122.7641 Map & Directions
Length
1.0 miles of trails
Elevation Gain
0 feet
Peaceful ponds at Hawks Prairie. Photo by Bob and Barb. Full-size image
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Lakes

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

Both educational and interesting, the trails around the reclaimed water ponds are a nice place to spend a day. Continue reading

Rating
4.00 out of 5

Hiking Hawks Prairie Reclaimed Water Ponds

This 41-acre site includes 12 acres of constructed wetland ponds, 8 acres of groundwater recharge basins, more than 5 acres of undisturbed forest, a mitigation wetland, access road and 12 acres of walking trails, and native landscaping. The trails surround the wetland ponds. There are four kiosk displays with their interpretive signs help you learn about reclaimed water and the features of the area. 

Hawks Prairie Reclaimed Water Ponds

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.0750, -122.7641 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From downtown Olympia, take I-5 north to the Marvin Road (exit 111), and stay to the left hand side on the ramp, turning left onto Marvin Road at the light.

Go north on Marvin Road to Willamette Drive (second roundabout), and turn right. Travel east on Willamette Drive to Hogum Bay Road, and turn left. Go north on Hogum Bay Road about 1/4 mile, and turn left into the parking area.

There are two entrances; vehicles can park at Hogum Bay Road NE and there’s a pedestrian-only gate at 29th Ave NE.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area

Guidebooks & Maps

https://lottcleanwater.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/pondsMap.pdf

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Hawks Prairie Reclaimed Water Ponds

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