Boston Harbor Community Highlight

Welcome to Boston Harbor in beautiful Olympia, Washington!

Nestled on the shores of the Puget Sound’s Budd Inlet lies a secluded, close-knit community far from the hustle and bustle of Olympia. Where waterfront living meets small-town life, and views of both the Olympic Range and Mt. Rainier greet you on bluebird days.

Boston Harbor has long been a distinctive exurb of Thurston County, boasting many new and renovated homes with contemporary architecture and an environmentally conscientious community situated amongst plush Pacific Northwest landscape.

Boston Harbor Marina Store

Within Boston Harbor proper, lot sizes are modest with homes typically ranging from 1,000 square feet to 2,000 square feet. Throughout the greater Boston Harbor community lot sizes can trend upwards of an acre, and most homes are between 2,000 and 3,000 square feet.

Typical of many Pacific Northwest neighborhoods, Boston Harbor is not far from numerous recreational opportunities. Priest Point Park, the point at which East Bay Drive turns into Boston Harbor Rd, boasts over 4 miles of hiking trails, 2 miles of saltwater shoreline, and numerous small and large picnic shelters. Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area lies on the eastern side of the Boston Harbor peninsula and is home to 870 acres of wildlife preservation area. The Western Chehalis Trailhead is right nearby and is a great place to park your car.

Live comfortably among the farms, artists, and craftspeople that make this area their home. Boston Harbor is a close quiet community where life is just a little bit easier.

Boston Harbor Attractions

Anthony's Hearthfire Grill is a fantastic restaurant located on sound just south of Boston Harbor


Like all of our family-owned restaurants, Anthony’s Hearthfire Grill is unique to the Olympia community – reflecting the style and personality of the neighborhood. With unmatched views, every detail of the dining experience from the service to the quality of our fresh northwest seafood is designed to create a memorable meal.

Carrs Organic Blueberry Farm


Family owned and operated Washington State Certified Organic U-pick Blueberry Farm. Typically opening in for the Season in July.

Boston Harbor Marina Store


Around since the 1920s, the marina is the heart of the Boston Harbor neighborhood and provides a relaxing, beautiful destination for all South Sounders.

Keev Farms


Youth horsemanship, helping children develop a connection and partnership with our equine friends while grooming, learning in-hand exercises and riding.

Burfoot Park Near Boston Harbor


Burfoot Park covers 50 acres of property with 1,100 feet of saltwater beach frontage on Budd Inlet that feature beautiful views of the State Capitol and the Olympic Mountains.

Priest Point Park located near Downtown Olympia


Priest Point Park serves a wide community of users. Take a picnic and explore its many nature trails, let the kids play on the playground, or simply relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Woodard Bay Conservation Area


Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area was designated by the legislature in 1987, one of the first in the state. A wildlife sanctuary that is just minutes from downtown Olympia, this 917-acre site protects habitat ranging from marine shoreline and wetlands to mature second growth forest. The site has a rich and varied human history that includes Native Americans, early settlers to southern Puget Sound and the logging and shellfish industries.

3rd of July Fireworks


An annual fireworks celebration put on by donations from the Boston Harbor Association. This neighborhood traditions draws local residents for live music and a BBQ at the Marina

Olympia Garden Club


Members bring a wide range of interests, talents, and experience levels to the group, and we enjoy sharing and learning from each other, as well as from our varied speakers.

Pier Peer Program


Come discover the mysterious creatures that live below the pier at Boston Harbor Marina with our trained biologists Pier Peer!