Lake Sawyer Regional Park

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 approximately 140 acres of land and approximately 6,000 feet of waterfront on the fourth largest lake in King County. The park will provide regionally located baseball and soccer fields, picnic and play areas, comfort services and parking for regional trail users and much needed water access.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: King County Parks & Rec Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $500,000.00 Applicant Match: $7,727,062.92 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 5 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 97-1042

Location Details

This project is located at the south end of Lake Sawyer, and is accessed from S.E. 312th Street. From I-5 take Highway 18 east to Maple Valley, then take Highway 169 South to Kent - Kangly Road, head west to 216th Ave. SE, go south to SE 312th, then go east to end of road to site.

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.