Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve Trail Development

Category Overview

Trails grants help communities and recreation areas fund the creation and improvement of trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. These grants help make communities more livable, create regional trails systems, and open up beautiful outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. WWRP is the largest source of trail support in the state of Washington.

Project Highlights

The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Department will use this grant to build 12 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails in Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve. Whatcom County will contribute $143,841 in cash and donations of labor.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Whatcom County Parks & Rec Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $ 138,693.00 Applicant Match: $ 143,841.00 Project Type: Development County: Whatcom Legislative District: 40 Status: Proposed RCO Project # 18-2034

Location Details

From Interstate 5 exit 253, travel east on Lakeway Dr. for 3.2 miles. Turn right on Austin St./Lake Louise Rd, travel 3.0 miles to Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve Trailhead.

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.