Camano Island-Cama Beach Phase 3 (Acq)

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

Cama Beach Resort is one mile north of Camano Island State Park and has been closed to public access since 1988. The resort property includes one mile of sand and gravel beach front. The remaining facilities and utilities will provide many recreational activities including fishing, shellfish harvest, day use, environmental education, and camping. This project is the third and final phase in the acquisition process. It will acquire property located within Cama Bay at the beach level including several resort buildings. Part of the donations will include property which is located atop the sand bluff located at the north end of the property.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $1,617,058.52 Applicant Match: $909,000.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Island Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-1079

Location Details

In Island County on the southwest shore on Camano Island, 14 miles southwest of Stanwood, Washington.

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.