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 used this grant to purchase two parcels totaling approximately 4.8 acres to be used as a future neighborhood park. The parcels are in northeast Olympia and near single and multi-family housing and numerous medical offices. The primary opportunities provided by this project is active and passive recreation.

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: Closed Completed 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.