Mailing Address

Recreation and Conservation Office

PO Box 40917 

Olympia WA 98504-0917

Street Address

Recreation and Conservation Office 

1111 Washington Street S.E.

Olympia, Washington 98501 

See maps below.


RCO’s office is closed to the public because of the pandemic. Staff are working remotely. Please use our staff directory to contact employees directly or use the e-mails below if you are not sure who to contact.

Call Us

  • Telephone: 360-902-3000
  • FAX: 360-902-3026
  • Relay Service for the Hearing Impaired: Call 711

Invasive species: 360-704-0973

E-mail Us

Employment and Contract Opportunities


Getting to the Natural Resources Building, Olympia (10 easy steps):

  1. From Interstate 5 (north or south), take State Capitol Exit 105. Follow signs to the State Capitol. This puts you on 14th Avenue.
  2. Follow the roundabout through the tunnel. At the end of the tunnel, turn right at the traffic signal onto Capitol Way.
  3. Go one block and at the signal, turn right onto 11th Avenue.
  4. Go one block and at the signal, turn right onto Washington Street.
  5. Go left down the ramp to the visitor parking area. Cost is $2 an hour at the kiosk (accepts cash and credit cards).
  6. Follow painted path and signs and enter building through the double doors.
  7. Go up parking elevator to lobby (*1).
  8. Cross rotunda to iLobby system, located near reception desk.
  9. Check in with the iLobby system using the name of the host you have arranged to meet with (not your own).
  10. Once checked in, your host will be notified through iLobby and will come to escort you to our offices.