Observation Tower, Educational / Recreational
Kiosk & Duck Hunting Access
Observation tower at Percival Landing Park in Olympia as an example of the type of structure planned
Description. Develop a 35-50- observation tower overlooking the Hood Canal / wetlands and mountain range. Develop an educational kiosk area on the estuary and surrounding environment. Develop an informational kiosk area directing visitors to regional recreational opportunities. Provide parking for duck hunters to access the water as well.
Status. In planning
Target completion. TDB
Estimated cost. TBD
Anticipated funding sources.
Environmental, educational, recreational granting agencies
Other potential sources of funding. Legislative funding, private philanthropy, 'in kind' donations for project design, site prep and materials
Challenges. County height restrictions
Notes. This site is owned by WDFW. It was purchased for recreation/conservation. It will continue to be used for recreation/conservation and education. Commercial interests or commercial sponsorships would not be allowed or pursued anywhere on this project. It is anticipated the large highway advertising billboard will be removed from this site in 2019.