Hansville Greenway Trail

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 acquisition is a key link in a greenway/trails system crossing the north Kitsap peninsula from Hood Canal to Puget Sound. The project connects county parks at Hood Canal and Buck Lake through a forested trail system with viewing access to beaver ponds. Conservation easements will protect water quality and salmon habitat on the site.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Kitsap County Parks and Rec Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $406,750.00 Applicant Match: $456,780.83 Project Type: Acquisition County: Kitsap Legislative District: 23 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-115

Location Details

Trail is located near the Community of Hansville, at northern tip of Kitsap Peninsula. Located in North Kitsap County on Buck Lake Road with the trail head in Buck Lake County Park. The park is approximately 154 acres.

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.