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
Weekend rodeos are held in the area from April through August. Labor Day Weekend features one of the top 25 best pro rodeos, the Ellensburg Rodeo. For more information on the Ellensburg Rodeo visit ellensburgrodeo.com.
Central Washington Quilt Show
April 25 & 26, 2015 at the Kittitas Valley Event Center