Lilly Road Parcel Acquisition

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

The City of Olympia will use this grant to buy 4.89 acres for a neighborhood park in northeast Olympia near single and multifamily housing and numerous medical offices. The 22-mile Chehalis Western Trail, a regional multiuse trail, is nearby. This neighborhood park likely will include a small parking lot, playground, sport court, and walking loop trail. Olympia will contribute $111,180.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Olympia City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $333,533.00 Applicant Match: $111,180.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Thurston Legislative District: 22 Status: Active RCO Project # 20-1542

Location Details

From I-5 N, take Exit 107 Pacific Ave, Turn R onto Pacific Ave SE, turn L onto Lilly Rd, parcel is on the right in 1.4 miles

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.