Jim Ellis Memorial Park – Preston Mill Dev

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

King County DNR and Parks will use this grant to developed phase II of Preston Mill Park. Preston Mill Park is located on Preston-Fall City Road SE between Upper Preston Road SE and SE 86th Street in Issaquah, King County. This project will allow King County DNR and Parks to expand access to the park by installing a restroom building and constructing two ADA parking stalls in the existing parking lot. The primary recreation opportunity provided by this project is outdoor recreation amenities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: King County DNR & Parks Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $202,000.00 Applicant Match: $202,400.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 5 Status: Active RCO Project # 16-1740

Location Details

Following I-90 east, exit at Exit 22 (SE 82nd St) Preston. Take SE High Point Way to Preston Fall City Road SE and park will be on the right.

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.