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Live, work and play in Hawks Prairie

The Nisqually Estuary Boardwalk Trail at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Hawks Prairie is a family-friendly neighborhood conveniently situated between DuPont and Lacey. There, you will find tree-lined streets, parks and trails with easy access to shops and restaurants.

Getting There

Hawks Prairie can be found at the edge of Lacey.  Head south on I-5 if you're coming from Tacoma. Head north if coming from Olympia. To get to the heart of Hawks Prairie, take exit 111.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of hotels, such as Best Western Plus, La Quinta Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Express, just to name a few. At exit 111, these hotels provide easy access to shopping, restaurants, activities and the I-5 corridor. There are more hotels here.

Where to Live

If Hawks Prairie sounds like a community you would like to live in, contact Burger Professionals for local and up-to-date real estate properties.

Eating Out

Hawks Prairie at exit 111 provides dining to please any appetite. You will find fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Panda Express to more sit-down establishments like Panera Bread and Firehouse Subs. If you fancy coffee, Cutters Point provides a convenient drive-thru coffee house located in the parking lot of the Hawks Prairie shopping center. For weekend eateries, try Hawks Prairie Restaurant and Sports Bar. The food is fabulous and yes, it's even kid friendly! For a nice night out, try the fresh Thai food at The Lemon Grass or delicious sushi at Trappers Sushi.

Top Tourist Attractions

Hawks Prairie Village is a bustling shopping center and will satisfy any shopper. There, you will find everything you need: Home Depot, Costco, Office Depot, PetCo, Walmart, Safeway, Big Lots, the recently opened ULTA and so much more.

Do you enjoy playing golf? Hawks Prairie is home to The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie. This golf club offers two unique golf courses -- The Links and The Woodlands -- that offer customers a stern test.

Wineries are not just in Eastern Washington. Stottle Winery, located on Willamette Drive NE, is a small winery with hand-crafted wines right in the heart of Hawks Prairie. Go for wine tastings and special events held throughout the year.

If crafting is your style, take a stroll through Shipwreck Beads, the largest selection of beads in the world. Located on Commerce Place Drive NE, this family-run business has been around since 1969. There, you will find beads, chains and accessories galore.

Hawks Prairie Nature

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge offers miles of walking trail to witness and uncover over 200 species of birds, mammals and wildlife. Be sure to bring your binoculars and camera to document the bald eagle sightings.

Tolmie State Park encompasses 105 acres with 1,800 feet of saltwater shoreline on Puget Sound. The park features an underwater park for scuba divers, a saltwater marsh, a beach, a forest and abundant wildlife.

For more activities and events around town, check out the Lacey Parks and Recreation.

Families will enjoy the quaint atmosphere of the Hawks Prairie community. You will enjoy the close-knit neighborhood feel and also enjoy the access to the highway, as well as the proximity to the state capital in Olympia. For Hawks Prairie live social media feed, click HERE.

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