Clark Lake Park Expansion: Walla Acquisition

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 5.5 acre parcel was acquired. A cultural resources survey was completed on the property. The existing home and all outbuildings were demolished and removed from the property. The improvements planned for this property include parking lot expansion, development of a nature play area,trail improvements, interpretative signage, and a restroom. This project is in the parks department 6 year Capital improvement program with completion scheduled for 2024.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Kent City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $661,118.76 Applicant Match: $661,119.68 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 47 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 16-1513

Location Details

From I-5 north take exit 149A, toward Kent. Turn right onto WA-516/S Kent Des Moines Rd. Continue to follow WA-516. Turn left onto Central Ave S/WA-516. Turn right onto E James St. E James becomes S 240th St. 12415 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98031-5034 is on the right.

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.