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Tumwater Falls Park is a small urban park constructed by the old Olympia Brewing Company. The Brewery is now out of business but the park remains. The park, City and falls were named after a Chinook word 'tumtum' meaning rushing water.
This park, although small and in many cases altered from its natural state, still makes for an urban oasis. The proximity to I-5 makes it an ideal location to stop on your way south to get out and stretch your legs. It is easily accessible as well and would be a suitable place to bring the kids for a casual outing.
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At a very early time in the regions history this waterfall was altered by the construction of a dam. That dam has... more travel advice
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