Coulter Creek Acquisition Phase II

Category Overview

Project Highlights

Real Property Acquisition: Land – Mason County used the RCO grant to purchase approximately 58 acres at the head of North Bay in Mason County between Allyn and Victor. The acquisition included about 37 acres of upland forest, 18 acres of marine Riparian Protection forest, 3.25 acres of tidal wetlands, 3,875 feet of unnamed freshwater tributaries, and 2.010 feet of North Bay marine shoreline. The planned use of the property remains the same and the majority of the property will be left undisturbed in its natural condition. The acquisition of the property by Mason County achieved the intentions of the grant. The purchase of the property was completed within the allowed budget and grant funding limits, as well as within the Agreement time frame. The Deed of Right to use Land for Public Outdoor Recreation Purposes was signed by all appropriate parties by June 30, 2017 and was recorded by the Mason County Assessor on 8/30/2017.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Mason County Parks & Rec Category: Aquatic Lands Enhancement Acct WWRP Grant: 0 Applicant Match: 64980.17 Project Type: Acquisition County: Mason Legislative District: 35 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 14-1789

Location Details

From Shelton, drive on SR3 to Allyn. Take the North Bay Road exit right and travel 1.5 miles, the property is located on the right side of the 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.