July 30th – Port of Olympia Landing

The Nisqually Tribe is honored to host Paddle to Nisqually 2016. Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Given tide predictions, landing ceremonies will begin about 1:00 p.m. The week-long, post Landing Protocols and Potlatch will be at the Nisqually Reservation.


Vehicle access is restricted along the one-mile section of Marine Drive leading to the landing site. There is no public parking at the Landing site or along Marine Drive. Free Saturday parking is availalbe at any on-street parking space in downtown Olympia and in marked lots along the Shuttle route. Stop at the event parking information center at the corner of Plum and 8th for information.


Free Event Shuttles will arrive at each shuttle stop approximately every fifteen minutes, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Shuttle stops will be signed and have yellow balloons. Intercity Transit’s Dash shuttle will run every 10 minutes, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.