Camp Kenneydell 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

This project involves the renovation and development of Camp Kennydell on Black Lake, acquired from the Girl Scouts in 1988. Elements of this project include parking, renovation of existing building and utilities, construction of a swim beach, floating docks, and open play area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Thurston County Parks & Rec Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $120,000.00 Applicant Match: $130,000.00 Project Type: Development County: Thurston Legislative District: 35 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-129

Location Details

Camp Kenneydell is located on the eastern shore of Black Lake which is located about 5 miles SW of downtown Olympia. Access to the site is from Black Lake Blvd. and Black Lake - Belmore Road.

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.