Visit Yelm

Yelm is a great walking town, most everything is within walking distance. You can also enjoy a nature hike, bicycle, or go on a horseback ride!

Annual Events in Yelm, WA

Prairie Days – June | Christmas in the Park – Dec.
Yelm Dollars for Scholars – first Saturday in March

Local Activities

Cochrane Park
Trails, established picnic areas and a catch-and-release pond for family fishing

Tahoma Valley Golf Course
(360) 458-3332
18 hole golf course

Rails to Trails
Route to Tenino – Enjoy a walk through the country side.

Timberland Regional Library
Located in the new Fay Fuller Building, steps away from your hotel room. Also, stop and visit the various other shops located in the building.

Yelm Chamber of Commerce
Find out more about Yelm and its business community!

Yelm Cinemas
Just a short stroll from your room. This facility features stadium seating, digital sound, large comfortable high-back seats, and eight screens to choose from.

Worth the drive from Yelm

Red Wind Casino
(360) 412-5000
Card games, keno, craps, slot machines, & much more!

Wolf Haven Wolf Haven International
A sanctuary with the mission of “working for wolf conservation” by: protecting our wild wolves; providing sanctuary for captive-born wolves; promoting wolf restoration in historic ranges; and educating the public on the value of all wildlife.

Other Local Attractions

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (360) 753-9467
Mount Rainier National Park
Northwest Trek (360) 832-6117
Pioneer Museum on Highway 161 (April-October) (360) 832-6300
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (206) 591-5337
Shapes of Clay in Graham (featuring Mt. St. Helen Ash) (360) 847-6454
Dinner Train from Elbe to Mt. Rainier (360) 569-2588
Mt. Rainier Shuttle Service (360) 569-0851