Gazzam Lake, 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

Acquisition of 75 acres of woodland south of Gazzam Lake on Bainbridge Island. Significant residential construction is planned nearby. Future park development may include ballfields, picnic areas and trails. The site is contiguous to the proposed Gazzam Lake Wildlife area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bainbridge Island MPRD Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $500,000.00 Applicant Match: $561,325.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Kitsap Legislative District: 23 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-281

Location Details

In the vicinity of Crystal Springs Drive on the SW side of the Island. North trailhead is at end of Marshall Rd. South trailhead is at end of Deerpath Lane.

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.