Harry Gardner Park Amenities

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

Cowlitz County used this grant to improve facilities at Harry Gardner Park located south of Toutle. A covered pavilion, picnic tables, grills, and ADA access were added to the park. The primary outdoor recreation opportunity provided is camping and day use of covered picnic area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Cowlitz County of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $46,850.00 Applicant Match: $49,220.00 Project Type: Development County: Cowlitz Legislative District: 20 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 12-1239

Location Details

From Olympia drive I-5 south to exit 49, take SR 504 east for 10 miles to Toutle. Across from Drews Grocery Story turn right onto South Toutle Road, cross the South Toutle River and take next left at Fiest Road, at approx. 1.5 miles. Park is on the left and at cul-de-sac.

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.