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Point Defiance Missing Link

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Funded in 2013
WWRP Applicant: Tacoma MPD WWRP Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $2,500,000 Applicant Match: $2,500,000 Project Type: Development County: Pierce  Legislative District: 27th 

With grant funding, the Tacoma Metro Parks Department will be able to complete the Missing Link project, the culmination of a decades old dream and the final one-half mile segment to create a 7-mile waterfront pedestrian connection from downtown Tacoma to the nationally renowned Point Defiance Park. Located along the Puget Sound, the Missing Link not only provides exceptional views to the Olympic Mountains, Vashon Island, Cascade Mountains, and Mt Rainier, it also serves as the keystone by linking the highly popular Ruston Way promenade, the Point Ruston Development, Town of Ruston, City of Tacoma , Point Defiance Park, and the future 11 acre waterfront park on the peninsula. At 20' wide including a bridge over Pearl Street, and with the variety of experieces within easy walking distance, the Point Defiance Missing Link will become THE place people go to enjoy the waterfront within the south sound region.

RCO Project Number: 12-1549
Red Marker Point Defiance Missing Link
With grant funding, the Tacoma Metro Parks Department will be able to complete the Missing Link project, the culmination of a decades old dream and the final one-half mile segment to create a 7-mile waterfront pedestrian connection from downtown Tacoma to the nationally renowned Point Defiance Park. Located along the Puget Sound, the Missing Link not only provides exceptional views to the Olympic Mountains, Vashon Island, Cascade Mountains, and Mt Rainier, it also serves as the keystone by linking the highly popular Ruston Way promenade, the Point Ruston Development, Town of Ruston, City of Tacoma , Point Defiance Park, and the future 11 acre waterfront park on the peninsula. At 20' wide including a bridge over Pearl Street, and with the variety of experieces within easy walking distance, the Point Defiance Missing Link will become THE place people go to enjoy the waterfront within the south sound region.
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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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