McGuinness Park

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 development project improves a small park in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods of Yakima.. Construction includes group picnic facilities, a playground, and associated amenities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Yakima Parks & Recreation Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $50,000.00 Applicant Match: $84,989.39 Project Type: Development County: Yakima Legislative District: 14 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 97-043

Location Details

Take the US-12 West/North 1st Street exit. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto US-12 West. Take the 16th Avenue exit. Turn left onto North 16th Ave then turn left onto Swan Avenue. Park is located at 1407 Swan Avenue, two blocks off North 16th Avenue.

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.