Lauretta Norene Forest Preserve

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 located approximately 4.5 miles north of the City of Vancouver and involved the acquisition of approximately 55.3 acres of park land comprised of heavily wooded areas and adjacent pasture land. The acquisition is part of a project site that will eventually serve as a major urban regional park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Clark County Parks Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $394,603.90 Applicant Match: $830,874.04 Project Type: Acquisition County: Clark Legislative District: 18 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-331

Location Details

Site is located about 4.5 miles north of the city of Vancouver at N.W. 149th Street to 101 Place between Salmon Creek and Laurin Intermediate School.

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.