Thurston Bountiful Byway


The Thurston Bountiful Byway is for those eager for an authentic cultural and culinary experience. Perfect for an ideal bike ride or weekend adventure—the 60-mile scenic Byway offers a bounty of experiences. Take a scenic drive through picturesque rural and agricultural lands to meet local farmers, savor farm fresh foods and sip locally crafted beer, wine, spirits and ciders.

The route starts in the Nisqually Valley, stretches south to the city of Yelm and on to the communities of Rainier, Tenino, Bucoda, Grand Mound, Rochester, and Littlerock. It continues west to the Capital Forest before ending at the intersection of Mud Bay Road and Delphi Road SW.

Along the way you can explore dozens of special stops and activities including creameries, nurseries, wineries, sculpture gardens, and historic sites. Plan now to explore the Byway and stay overnight to experience it all.