Cushman-Scott Pierson Trails Connector

Category Overview

Trails grants help communities and recreation areas fund the creation and improvement of trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. These grants help make communities more livable, create regional trails systems, and open up beautiful outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. WWRP is the largest source of trail support in the state of Washington.

Project Highlights

The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District used this grant to acquire one property for future development as a trail head with a restroom, parking and picnic area. The property is located adjacent to the northwest end of the Narrows Bridge.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Peninsula Metropolitan Park Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $99,616.92 Applicant Match: $99,616.92 Project Type: Acquisition County: Pierce Legislative District: 26 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 08-1774

Location Details

Cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge toward Gig Harbor. Exit at 24th St NW. At top of ramp, turn right for one short block. At 14th Ave turn right. Next right enters the Narrowsgate site.

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.