A fun and engaging way for families to combine a love of nature and a love of reading. Walk a trail while you read a picture book, and enjoy interactive facts and questions as you go. Find a StoryTrail location near you. More StoryTrails are coming soon, check back often for updates!

StoryTrail Locations

Search by County. Featured story varies by location and several locations require a Northwest Forest or Discover Pass. Contact your library for details. Visit our events calendar and search StoryTrail

Grays Harbor

Grays Harbor County

Elma Library StoryTrail:
Follow the Summit Pacific Fitness trail and read a book! Explore the outdoors, get moving, and have fun reading all at the same time.

¡Sigue el sendero de Summit Pacific y lee un libro! Explora a la naturaleza, mueve, y diviértete leer al mismo tiempo.

  • Location: Summit Pacific Wellness Center
  • Dates: Available now
  • Partner: Summit Pacific Medical Center
  • Important Notes;
    A new title will be displayed each season.


Montesano Library StoryTrail:
The StoryTrail starts at the children’s playground and extends along the Lake Sylvia Trail.

  • Location: Lake Sylvia State Park
    1812 N. Lake Sylvia Road
    Montesano, WA 98563
  • Dates: July 1 – September 30 (8:00 am - Dusk)
  • Partner: Lake Sylvia State Park and Friends of the Montesano Timberland Library.
  • Important Notes:
    Discover Pass is required.


Westport Library StoryTrail:
The story will start at Westport Light State Park.



Lewis County StoryTrails

Lewis County

Centralia Library StoryTrail:


Mountain View Library StoryTrail:


Salkum Library StoryTrail:
Enjoy a story and a stroll through the garden at Salkum Timberland Library.

New StoryTrail at Carlisle Lake Park in Onalaska, WA
Story is spread out over the easy 1 mile trail around the lake. New story every month.


Mason County StoryTrails

Mason County

Hoodsport Library StoryTrail:
Walk the half-mile, Lower Loop trail along Dow Creek, read a picture book, and enjoy interactive facts and questions as you go!


North Mason Library StoryTrail:
Begin at the Salmon Center, follow the signs to the Salmon Center's Bark Park, and enjoy the StoryTrail along the way.


Shelton Library StoryTrail:

  • Location: Bayshore Preserve, 3800 WA-3, Shelton, WA 98584
  • Dates: June 21 - September 5
  • Partner: Capitol Land Trust
  • Important Notes:
    Free parking to the right of the gate facing a wood and metal mesh fence. Alternative parking is available at the WDFW parking lot to the north of Bayshore Preserve with a Discover Pass. Please do not block the metal gate at the main entrance.


Pacific County StoryTrails

Pacific County

Naselle Library StoryTrail:

  • Location: Naselle Timberland Library 4 Parpala Road Naselle
  • Dates: September 13 - October 1
  • Important Notes:
    Visit the Naselle Library lawn anytime to read "The Bad Seed" by Jory John, in the great outdoors!


South Bend Library StoryTrail:







Thurston County StoryTrails

Thurston County

Lacey Library StoryTrail:
Experience an interactive adventure featuring the book Stroller Coaster by Matt Ringler and drawn by Raúl the Third.

  • Location: Regional Athletic Complex (RAC)
    8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia (Google Map)
  • Dates: June 1 – August 31
  • Partner: City of Lacey Parks, Art & Culture
  • Important Notes:
    Located near the playground. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library.

Olympia Library StoryTrails:


New StoryTrails coming soon to Olympia City Parks


Tenino Library StoryTrail:

  • Location: Tenino City Park
    Park Ave E, Tenino (Google Map)
  • Dates: June through September
  • Partner: City of Tenino
  • Important Notes:
    Each month features a different book.




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