Looking for that unforgettable Northwest Experience?  Situated on Washington's beautiful Puget Sound at the Western Edge of the pristine Cascade Mountains, Lacey offers you the perfect opportunity to discover everything that makes the Northwest spectacular.

Lacey. Unforgettably Northwest!

Sparkling lakes and saltwater, densely-forested parklands, championship fairways, miles of hiking and biking trails, and an adjoining 3,700-acre wildlife refuge make enjoying nature as convenient as it is exciting. Towering above it all, the unbelievable magnificence of Mt. Rainier.

Need gear for your adventure? Stop by the world's foremost outdoor outfitter. Feel like fancying that gear up a little? Visit the world’s largest purveyor of beads. And go ahead and give your gear a real workout—we’re also home to the world’s largest producer of essential mint oils, a key ingredient in air fresheners.

Parks and Recreation

With over 1,100 acres of parkland and open space, miles of walking and biking trails, a premier regional athletic complex, three indoor public pools and several community buildings, Lacey's residents and visitors enjoy one of the finest municipal park systems in the state.  Complemented by Puget Sound's pristine Tolmie State Park, the naturally-inspiring 3,700-acre Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, four golf courses and five freshwater lakes, recreation opportunities are virtually unlimited.

Map of Lacey Parks and Facilities

Arts and Events

Whatever the season, you'll find an unbelievable array of arts and events to choose from—including outdoor summer concerts in the park, cinema under the stars, a festival of Dixieland jazz, a cavalcade of classic cars, an open-air community market, and the excitement of Lacey Spring Fun Fair.

Explore Lacey’s cultural side. Stroll downtown’s historic university campus. Enjoy a concert in the park, a movie under the stars, a festival of jazz, and the tastes and treasures of an open-air market.

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Regional Athletic Complex (RAC)

Regarded as one of the finest outdoor sporting venues in the state, this 100-acre facility features spectacular views of Mt. Rainier, five softball / baseball / fastpitch fields and six regulation-size soccer / football / rugby fields, as well as picnic and outdoor event facilities, playgrounds, concession stands, two miles of walking trails, family restrooms and much more.

Welcome to Lacey, Washington!