Hope Island 91

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

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.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $3,175,095.86 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Mason Legislative District: 35 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-803

Location Details

Located between Steamboat Island and Squaxin Passage in South Puget Sound.

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.