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Antoine Peak Phase 3 Acquisition

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Funded
WWRP Applicant: Spokane Co Parks, Rec & Golf WWRP Category: Urban Wildlife WWRP Grant: $1,595,785 Applicant Match: $1,595,785 Project Type: Acquisition County: Spokane  Legislative District: 4th 

This project acquired 338.75 acres on Antoine Peak, including the mountain summit, located outside of the cities of Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Newman Lake. Spokane County has protected this land because of the critical nature of its habitat for wildlife, a million dollar viewshed, and to open up this premier "watchable wildlife" area to the nearly 1/2 million people of Spokane county.

RCO Project Number: 10-1264

Location

East on I-90 from Spokane to Exit 289, Pines Road. Turn Left (north) on Pines Rd (Hwy 27) to Trent Avenue. Turn Right (east) on Trent Ave (Hwy 290) to N. Evergreen Rd. Turn Left (north) on N Evergreen Road to E. Forker Road. Turn Right (east) on E. Forker Rd and continue on N Forker Rd. Pass E. Bigelow Gulch Rd on the left and continue to Brevier Road on right. Turn Right (east) on E. Brevier Road and follow to N. Robbins Road. Turn Right (south) on N. Robbins Rd and proceed 500' to top of hill. Gate to Antoine Peak Phase 3 is on the left.

Green Marker Antoine Peak Phase 3 Acquisition
This project acquired 338.75 acres on Antoine Peak, including the mountain summit, located outside of the cities of Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Newman Lake. Spokane County has protected this land because of the critical nature of its habitat for wildlife, a million dollar viewshed, and to open up this premier "watchable wildlife" area to the nearly 1/2 million people of Spokane county.
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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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