Covington SoCo Park – Phase 2

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 RCO-funded components of the SoCo Park – Phase 2 project are complete. The RCO funded components included acquisition of two parcels, totaling 2.25 acres, demolition and removal of structures, grading and hydroseeding disturbed areas, installation of split-rail fencing and bollards, and installation of funding signage.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Covington City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $592,362.00 Applicant Match: $592,363.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 47 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 16-1680

Location Details

From State Highway 18 head east on SE 272nd Street. Turn right (south) on Wax Road, travel for 0.4 mile and site will be on your left, directly across the street from Covington Elementary school.

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.