Mandus Olson/Miller Road Forest

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

Project purchased approximately 280 acres of second growth timberlands in the heart of Bainbridge Island for the purpose of preserving critical open space, Urban Wildlife Habitat habitat areas, and land for future recreational and trail development.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bainbridge Island MPRD Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $1,000,000.00 Applicant Match: $2,625,000.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Kitsap Legislative District: 23 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-079

Location Details

Mandus Olson Road/Miller Road

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.