Lake Desire/Spring Lake

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

Acquisition of 382 acres of forest bordering both Spring Lake and Lake Desire, near Maple Valley. Site includes wetlands and shoreline access. Property is part of a trail corridor through a rapidly growing area.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: King County Parks & Rec Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 1200000 Applicant Match: 1200000 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 11 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-232

Location Details

184th Ave SE & Lake Desire Dr SE. Proceed east on Petrovitsky Rd to north on 196th Ave SE (beyond Petrovitsky Pk) to west on SE 188th St to E Spring Lk Dr SE. Park site is marked on west side of E Spring Lk Dr SE at SE 188th.

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.