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One of the highest priority needs in Kennewick's Park and Recreation Plan is for continued development and completion of the park.

Highlands Grange Park Amenities

Status
Funded in 2003
WWRP Applicant: Kennewick Parks & Rec Dept WWRP Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $300,000 Applicant Match: $300,000 Project Type: Development County: Benton  Legislative District: 8th 

This project continues development of Kennewick's newest community park--Highlands Grange Park. The project includes: irrigation and seeding the last 2.5 acres of the site, landscaping, asphalt walking trails, concrete walkways, associated benches and trash receptacles, youth softball backstop, portable soccer goals, a small parking lot to service the athletic fields, double tennis court, basketball courts, a zero-depth splash playground, two picnic shelters, and scattered picnic tables. One of the highest priority needs in Kennewick's Park and Recreation Plan is for continued development and completion of the park. This newer neighborhood is nearing build-out. While the park's current developed area meets the City's minimal goals for open space, the park needs the amenities to meet the recreational and leisure needs of the community.

RCO Project Number: 02-1149

Location

I-182 to SR395; south on SR395 to West 27th Avenue; west (left) on West 27th Avenue to South Union Street; north (right) on South Union Street pass West 19th Avenue. The property is located on the west (left) side of south Union Street, one block north (beyond) West 19th Avenue and one block south (before) West 14th Avenue.

Red Marker Highlands Grange Park Amenities
This project continues development of Kennewick's newest community park--Highlands Grange Park. The project includes: irrigation and seeding the last 2.5 acres of the site, landscaping, asphalt walking trails, concrete walkways, associated benches and trash receptacles, youth softball backstop, portable soccer goals, a small parking lot to service the athletic fields, double tennis court, basketball courts, a zero-depth splash playground, two picnic shelters, and scattered picnic tables. One of the highest priority needs in Kennewick's Park and Recreation Plan is for continued development and completion of the park. This newer neighborhood is nearing build-out. While the park's current developed area meets the City's minimal goals for open space, the park needs the amenities to meet the recreational and leisure needs of the community.
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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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