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

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:
This is a partnership between Westport Timberland Library and Washington State Parks.

  • Location: Westport Light State Park 
    1595 W Ocean Ave,
    Westport, WA 98595

  • Dates: July 1 – September 31
  • Partner: Westport Timberland Library and Washington State Parks
  • Important Notes:
    Read: Dragon Moves In written by Jodi Moore and Illustrated by Howard McWilliam. The story will start at Westport Light State Park and go towards Westhaven State Park. Discover Pass is required. to park at the park at both Westport Light and Westhaven, however there is free street side parking at Westport Light and there is a free gravel parking area at Half Moon Bay. 




Lewis County StoryTrails

Lewis County

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
The story is spread out over the easy 1-mile trail around the lake. A 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!





Pacific County StoryTrails

Pacific County

See you next Summer!







Thurston County StoryTrails

Thurston County

Olympia Library StoryTrails:
Enjoy fun and engaging picture books while you wander through Olympia City Parks.

  • Location: Lions Park 800 Wilson St SE
  • Dates: May-June
  • Partner: City of Olympia Parks
  • Important Notes: Enjoy the book Patchwork, by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by local artist Corinna Luyken. The Spanish language version of this picture book, Retazos, is also available as a StoryTrail in the same park.  



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