East Wenatchee 9th Street 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 Eastmont Metropolitan Parks and Recreation District used this grant to acquire 2.3 acres for a new neighborhood park in East Wenatchee, of Douglas County, Washington. The primary purpose of this project is property acquisition.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Eastmont Parks & Recreation Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $233,870.00 Applicant Match: $49,580.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Douglas Legislative District: 12 Status: Active RCO Project # 16-1778

Location Details

Head west on US-97 North/US-2 East. Exit US-2 East by turning right onto WA-28/Sunset Hwy. Turn left on 9th St NE. Go 0.6-mile and turn left into the park's parking lot at 477 9th St NE.

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.