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.
Acquisition of 106-acre Hope Island, located between Steamboat Island and Squaxin Island in south Puget Sound. The island is undeveloped, heavily forested, and gradually slopes to an extensive beach area. Future uses will support camping, day use, interpretation, water trail access, and boating recreation.