Kubota Gardens

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

This project is the acquisition of 22.5 acres as an addition to Kubota Gardens, a historic Japanese garden. The property includes a small stream and provides a visual buffer for the park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Seattle Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 320000 Applicant Match: 320000 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 37 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-054

Location Details

Located in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of South Seattle. Renton Avenue South at 55th Avenue South. Kubota Gardens are located on the Northwest corner.

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.