Buckley/White River Multi-Use Skate 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 will create opportunities for citizens of Buckley and surrounding areas such as Bonney Lake, Wilkeson, South Prairie, and Carbonado to access multi-use youth and recreation facilities. The facility will feature a playground area with equipment, a seated viewing area and skate park, which provides facilities for both skateboarders, roller bladers and bmx bike riders. Additional features include picnic area, paved parking, restroom facilities, a kiosk and extensive landscaping.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Buckley City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $235,225.00 Applicant Match: $235,225.00 Project Type: Development County: Pierce Legislative District: 31 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 02-1296

Location Details

Take SR 410 traveling east to Buckley. Turn right onto Jefferson Ave. Turn left onto River Ave. The park will be located on the property between Jefferson and the Post Office on River Ave. It is across the street from the City of Buckley Public Works Dept, and within two blocks of the police/fire stations. The property is visible from SR 410, Jefferson Ave and River Ave.

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.