Tacoma used WWRP matching funds to develop public walkways, picnic areas and water access points along the Thea Foss Waterway for the thousands of visitors who frequent the area attractions each year.
Green Marker Children's Nature Exploration Area
The Tacoma Metropolitan Park District will use this grant to...
47.24249395 -122.49374612
Green Marker Chinese Reconciliation Park Phase 1
The Chinese Garden and Reconciliation Park is a unique multi-phased...
47.27514037 -122.45950703
Green Marker Chinese Reconciliation Park- Phase 2
Tacoma will use this grant to build a Chinese picnic...
47.275 -122.45916666
Green Marker Dickman Mill
Purchase of 3.5 acres of saltwater property on Commencement Bay...
47.27805555 -122.47333333
Green Marker Dickman Mill Development Phase 1
The Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma is requesting funds to...
47.27805555 -122.47333333
Green Marker Franklin Park Development
The Tacoma Metropolitan Park District will use this grant to...
47.24784056 -122.48089943
Green Marker Northeast Tacoma Acquisition
Purchase of 2.5 acres to provide an outdoor play area...
47.29805555 -122.40361111
Green Marker Point Defiance Waterfront Improve.
Development of a pedestrian trail between the ferry terminal at...
47.30888888 -122.52027777
Green Marker Thea Foss Waterway - 21st Street Park
This project will complete the initial phase of the Thea...
47.24378019 -122.43278881
Green Marker Thea's Park
Development of three acres of waterfront property into a passive...
47.26277777 -122.44055555
Green Marker Wright Park Spray and Playground
The Tacoma Metropolitan Park District will use this grant to...
47.2602547 -122.44906758
Red Marker Point Defiance Missing Link
With grant funding, the Tacoma Metro Parks Department will be...
47.305403 -122.508767

Note: Not all projects are shown. red = pending, green = funded

27th Legislative District

Tacoma

Recently Funded WWRP Projects - 2013

Point Defiance Missing Link - Tacoma MPD - $2,500,000 With grant funding, the Tacoma Metro Parks Department will be...

1990 - 2010 Funded Projects 12 total projects $6,728,999

Children's Nature Exploration Area - Tacoma MPD - $350,000
Chinese Reconciliation Park Phase 1 - City of Tacoma - $554,221
Chinese Reconciliation Park- Phase 2 - City of Tacoma - $419,092
Dickman Mill - Tacoma MPD - $570,512
Dickman Mill Development Phase 1 - Tacoma MPD - $500,000
Franklin Park Development - Tacoma MPD - $500,000
Northeast Tacoma Acquisition - Tacoma MPD - $167,486
Point Defiance Waterfront Improve. - Tacoma MPD - $267,497
Shoreline Acquisition - City of Tacoma - $2,280,000
Thea Foss Waterway - 21st Street Park - Tacoma Public Works - $300,000
Thea's Park - Tacoma MPD - $366,664
Wright Park Spray and Playground - Tacoma MPD - $453,527

What is the WWRP?

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.

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