Des Moines Creek Trail- Waterfront Connection

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

This project paved the final mile of the Des Moines Creek Trail stretching from the existing trail terminus at the NE corner of Des Moines Creek Park to the Des Moines Marina and included the installation of signage, park furniture and associated parking for the public.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Des Moines Parks & Rec Dept Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $579,083.00 Applicant Match: $589,960.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 33 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 08-1635

Location Details

From I-5, take the Kent Des Moines Road (exit 149), cross Pacific Highway South, continue to the bottom of the hill (Approx. 2 miles), veer to the right at Marine View Drive South, turn left at S. 223rd Street (becomes Cliff Avenue South) and continue ahead to Des Moines Beach Park. The Des Moines Beach Park address is 22030 Cliff Avenue S., Des Moines, WA 98198.

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.