Johnson Point Community Highlight
Welcome to Johnson Point in Beautiful Olympia, WA!
At the northern tip of Thurston County lies Johnson Point, a picturesque community surrounded by pristine farmland and forest—nestled between Henderson Inlet and Nisqually Reach.
Olympia and Lacey are easily within reach down Johnson Point Road, forking off into either Hawks Prairie Road or South Bay Road.
Johnson Point is the perfect location for families to settle down, with several waterfront homes on the market. South Bay Elementary School, the Lacey Learning Center, and Providence St. Peter Hospital are located nearby.
On the eastern edge of Johnson Point lies 154 acres of natural wonders at Tolmie State Park where you can hike the Four Cedars Trail amongst Thurston County’s temperate forests or enjoy the calm waters of the saltwater shoreline. Adventurous scuba divers can explore an artificial reef, as part of the Tolmie Underwater Park just off the coast.
Above the surface, explore the Nisqually Reach by boat using Zittel’s or Puget Marina as your launching point. Either rent a vessel for the day or store your own at one of their boathouses.
For a local bite, skip on down to South Bay Pub and Eatery. We personally recommend heading there for a Taco Tuesday escape, but don’t forget to bring the green stuff as they are a cash-only bar. With breakfast served on the weekends, this cozy brewpub is perfect for casual dining among friends and neighbors.
Get in touch with your ‘country’ side at Lost Peacock Creamery, where you can indulge in a serving of goat cheese and relax during a session of… goat yoga!
Learn how to ride on horseback at the Forest Park Equestrian Center, which also offers full care boarding as well.
At the very tip of Johnson Point sits the historic Poncin Estate, a 13,000 square foot mansion built by Seattle commercial pioneer Gamma Poncin in 1906. A series of structures make up the mansion, including an art gallery, boathouse, guest houses, and several greenhouses.
At Johnson Point, find a connection to nature in this peaceful, rural community.
Lost Peacock Creamery
As a Grade A Goat Dairy they are conscious of how their presence impacts the environment and are proud to be a Thurston County Green Business. They milk 36 goats once a day and make cheese every other day. Their power comes from alternative energy sources and they utilize our whey by-products to feed our pigs.
Their Pub & Eatery is a neighborhood place to meet old and new friends and neighbors. The country setting is ideal for casual dining and enjoying your favorite spirits or just a nice cold beer. They also offer breakfast on weekends.
Zittel’s Marina is family owned and operated. Mike and Kathi Zittel operate the marina with the help of their son Nick. The Zittel family purchased the Marina in 1957 when it was primarily a boat house. The boat house was in existence even prior to World War I. In the early days, boat houses often rented boats to people who supplied their own motors. Many people didn’t have the luxury of a motor so they would rent a boat and row. Over the years the family has transformed the boat house into a full service marina offering dry storage, moorage, haul out facilities, bottom painting, boat rentals, dockside fuel, boat sling and ramp launches, and a tackle shop complete with lots of fishing tackle, ice and snacks.
Tolmie State Park
Tolmie State Park is a public recreation area covering 154 acres (62 ha) on Nisqually Beach on Puget Sound, eight miles (13 km) northeast of Olympia, Washington. The state park includes 1,800 ft (550 m) of saltwater shoreline at the mouth of a creek known as Big Slough as well as forest lands, a saltwater marsh, and an underwater park with artificial reef for scuba diving.
Grass Lake Nature Park
Located right on Puget Sound in Olympia Wa. at the same location for over 50 years serving Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Shelton, Tacoma, Seattle and beyond. They offer new and used boat sales, boat repair, outboard boat motor repair, boat trailer repair, winterize, bottom paint and more. They have a great selection of new boats from some of he best brands of boats for sale such as Campion Boats, Northwest Boats, Sweetwater Pontoon Boats, Aqua Patio Pontoon Boats, Ez Loader boat trailers and Polar Kraft Boats. They have new and used inboard outboard boat motors, boat trailers, Jon Boats, Pontoon Boats, Aluminum and Party Barge. With all of these boat brands and types they have a boat for sale available for almost any boater.
Forest Park Equestrian Center
Forest Park Equestrian Center offers full-care boarding, horse training and riding lessons in the sports of Dressage and Eventing. It is a private facility and visitors are welcome by appointment.
North Thurston Highschool
North Thurston High School, located in the North Thurston Public Schools District in Lacey, Washington, is a comprehensive high school which opened in 1955. North Thurston serves a portion of Lacey and northeast Thurston County.
Salish Middle School
Salish Middle School was built in 2016 on 19.13 acres. It is located at 8605 Campus Glen Drive NE in the Meridian Campus Development within the City of Lacey. The 109,000 square foot middle school has 47 instructional spaces and has capacity for 800 students. The building design incorporates current classroom technology and extensive daylighting features throughout the facility. Salish serves 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Homes for Sale in Johnson Point