May Creek Trail, 1994

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 aquisition added approximately ten acres for a future neighborhood park. The site will serve as a future trailhead for the May Creek Trail corridor that will run from the mouth of May Creek on Lake Washington to Cougar Mountain Regional Park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Renton Parks Department Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $90,573.96 Applicant Match: $90,573.96 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 11 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-298

Location Details

Northeast Renton near the S.E. intersection of Coal Creek Parkway and May Valley Road south of May Creek.

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.