Burrows Island – TNC Property

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

State Parks will acquire an inholding of approximately 64-acres on Burrows Island. The subject parcel has potential to provide a saltwater boater access site. Approximately 2 acres of the subject parcel is proposed for inclusion in an existing natural area preserve.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $420,514.64 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Skagit Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 00-1430

Location Details

From the marina at Flounder Bay in the City of Anacortes, Washington, look southwesterly across Burrows Pass in Burrows Bay. The island you see is Burrows Island.

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.