Woodland Creek Community Park
This park offers covered picnic shelters with barbecue grills, restrooms, play equipment, natural trails, and paved walkways. Beautiful Woodland Creek meanders through the property, with Longs Pond serving as a centerpiece. It is also home to the Lacey Community Center, the Lacey Senior Center, and the “White House,” which host a number of recreation programs and events. The Community Center is available on a rental basis for meetings, receptions, and other functions. A fourteen-hole disc golf course, driving range, and putting green are located at Woodland Creek Community Park.
There is no boating, flotation devices or swimming in Longs Pond (Ordinance No.781. Approved by the Lacey Park Board September 19, 1996)
In 1991, the City of Lacey purchased 70 acres at the site of Woodland Creek Community Park. In 1996, the 10,000 square foot Lacey Community Center, portion of the shoreline trail, and parking lot were constructed at a cost of $1.6 million. In 2007, using $1.85 million in voter approved bonds and $450,000 City of Lacey Parks and Open Space (utility tax revenue) funds, the picnic shelters, restrooms, play equipment, trails, and parking lot were constructed.
Longs Pond features a year-round fishing pond and dock open during normal park hours. No fishing license is required however any angler must meet one of the following criteria:
• Under 15 years old
• Over 70 years old
• Anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card
These regulations are established by the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW). For more information on sport fishing rules, visit the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
WDFW Sport Fishing Rules
Report fishing violations to WDFW: