Local Area Attractions
Olmstead Place State Park: This park is a 217 acre day-use park that features picnic space, beautiful gardens, walking trails and a small museum. The 217 acre farm has two houses: a farmhouse and a smaller Cabin. Samuel Olmstead and his family moved to the site in 1875, the same year Ellensburg was platted. The parks hosts a popular threshing bee each September and is at 921 N. Ferguson Road, about three miles west of Kittitas.
Quiet, shady pull thrus situated on the Yakima River.
Green Canyon/Naneum-Wilson Trail
This region displays the beauty of the valley from a different perspective. Just north of town, this area offers a variety of opportunities for those with outdoor interests such as: Hiking, Horseback riding, motorcycle, biking, x-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Rainforest Exhibit at the Children's Activity Museum
What: New exhibit at the Children's Activity Museum
Where: 118 E. Fourth Ave. Ellensburg, WA 98926
When: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
12 p.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday
Cost: General admission: $4.25 per person (Children under 1 are free)
$14.50 for a family pass. Memberships are also available.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
For a listing of events and things to do while in our area visit Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce located at 609 N Main Street Ellensburg, WA 98926. Telephone: 509-925-2002
Friday Art Walk
First Friday of every month all year long in Ellensburg, WA
Ellensburg's 12 th Annual Brew Fest
Saturday, January 16, 2016; Noon - 5 pm;
Historic Downtown Ellensburg at various locations
Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering
Every February, in a quiet western town brings a gathering of cowboys from here and all around.
The Gathering is a celebration of western music, poetry and art, fiddling contests, late night dances and stories from the heart. February 12-14, 2016