Bidwell Park Development

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

Spokane County Parks, Recreation & Golf will use this grant to develop Bidwell Park located north of the City of Spokane. Development actions include expanded green space, paved trails, landscaping, a restroom, playground, picnic shelter, site furnishings, parking and a multi-use field for softball and soccer. The primary outdoor recreation opportunity provided is active play.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Spokane Co Parks, Rec & Golf Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 500000 Applicant Match: 281000 Project Type: Development County: Spokane Legislative District: 7 Status: Active RCO Project # 16-1918

Location Details

From US-395, take the Hatch Rd Exit. Take a right onto N Hatch Rd. Continue 1.2 miles before turning right onto E Handy Rd. Destination will be immediately 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.