2015 LWCF Proposed Local Park Projects


Applications recently closed for grant programs administered by the Recreation and Conservation Office, including the stateside matching grant program of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which funds local park projects.

LWCF applications in Washington increased by 55% percent this year over last year, showing strong demand for parks and trails funding in the state.

Proposed projects include five parks in Pierce County, four in King, two in Lewis and Snohomish, and one in Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Grant, Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Pend Oreille and Skagit Counties respectively.



Photo by Josh Puetz

Project Name Project Sponsor County Grant Request
Port Angeles Waterfront Park and Trail City of Port Angeles Clallam $500,000
Washougal Waterfront Project Port of Camas-Washougal Clark $300,000
Nature Preserve & Interpretive Trails Port of Quincy Grant $500,000
Trillium Community Forest Trailheads Island County Island $213,500
Tamanowas Rock/Heidgerken Property
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe Jefferson $322,362
Inspiration Playground Construction (Phase I) City of Bellevue King $500,000
Covington Community Park (Phase II)
City of Covington King $500,000
Lake Meridian Dock Redevelopment City of Kent King $500,000
Port Gamble Ride Park/Kitsap Forest & Bay
Kitsap County Parks and Rec Kitsap $480,000
Pearl Street Veterans Pool
City of Centralia Lewis $500,000
Klickitat Prairie Park (Phase III) City of Mossyrock Lewis $71,450
Cusick Park Improvement Project (Phase I) Town of Cusick Pend Oreille $68,100
Gratzer Park Ball Fields
City of Orting Pierce $313,339
Owen Beach Tacoma Metro Parks District Pierce $500,000
Point Defiance Loop Trail Tacoma Metro Parks District Pierce $500,000
The Peninsula at Point Defiance (Phase II) Tacoma Metro Parks District Pierce $500,000
Concrete Waterpark Town of Concrete Skagit $159,000
Arlington Riverfont Improvement (Phase I)
City of Arlington Snohomish $100,000
North Creek Forest Acq. (Phase III)
City of Bothell Snohomish $500,000
Edmonds Pier Renovation
Dept of Fish & Wildlife Snohomish $400,000
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