Cordata Park 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

The scope of this project involved the fee purchase of 19.18 acres for a community park in the north Bellingham neighborhood of Cordata.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bellingham City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 483800.98 Applicant Match: 515994.39 Project Type: Acquisition County: Whatcom Legislative District: 42 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 08-1469

Location Details

Driving north on I-5 take exit 256A-B moving into the furthest right turn lane onto the Guide Meridian Road heading north in the direction of Lynden, WA. Estimated time of travel on I-5 north is 1 hour and 39 minutes with a distance of 101.3 miles from exit to exit. Upon turning right onto Guide Meridian Road head north towards Lynden, WA for a distance of 1.7 miles. Turn left onto W Horton Road after passing through retail/commercial section along Guide Meridian Road. Follow W Horton Road for 0.7 miles until the end is reached, which is Pacific Rim Lane cul-de-sac. Stop within the Pacific Rim Lane cul-de-sac; north is Pacific Rim Condominums, south is Wintergreen Condominiums and west is the future Cordata Park site. Within the Pacific Rim Lane cul-de-sac, look directly west onto the east property line of the subject property. Should there be any questions about these directions, please contact Matthew Burke at 360-778-7013 at Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department.

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.