Fort Casey , Keystone Spit

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

This project involves the acquisition of privately held uplands and tidelands totaling 9.6 acres on Keystone Spit, located three miles south of Coupeville. This project ensures continuous public beach for recreation along Keystone Spit, a 7,690-foot low bank and gravel beach, located southeast of Fort Casey State Park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: 151890.03 Applicant Match: 0 Project Type: Acquisition County: Island Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-543

Location Details

Just south of Fort Casey State Park, fronting Admiralty Inlet. Three miles from Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Take the Anacortes/Whidbey Island exit (#230), and drive to the Whidbey Island turnoff. From there, proceed south on Hwy. 20 to Coupeville. The park is just past the Camp Casey barracks on the right.

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.