Ben Burr Park

Category Overview

Local Parks grants help protect these symbols of vibrant communities, providing places for families to gather and play and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle in an era when people spend increasing amounts of their time inside. The WWRP is the largest source of local parks funding in Washington, helping communities fund the acquisition, development, and renovation of vital recreation areas and green spaces.

Project Highlights

This project involves the acquisition of a neighborhood park site in the southern part of Spokane to provide family recreational opportunities focusing especially on elementary and middle school children.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Spokane Parks and Rec Division Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $59,742.11 Applicant Match: $59,742.11 Project Type: Acquisition County: Spokane Legislative District: 03, 09 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-105

Location Details

In Spokane drive east on Sprague Ave to Sherman, turn south onto Sherman and stay on this arterial for several miles to 29th Ave. Turn left on 29th to Freya St. Turn right on Freya St. to 37th Ave. Turn right on Havana, the park is approximately 8 blocks on the left.

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.