Methow Valley Community Trail, Phase 3

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 project agreement description is amended to reflect approval of a partial conversion of 1.44 acres located in Mazama (former Mazama/Gossard property). The replacement property (Pasyaten Peaks) is located at the junction of Lost River and Goat Creek Roads in Mazama. Original project agreement description: This application is the third phase in a project that began in 1990. Specifically, this request includes: * Survey & acquisition of 18.51 Acres of trail & parking area . * Surfacing approximately 7.1 existing trail miles and additional parking including handicap access. * Construct 2 bridges. * Upgrade aerial tram (People Mover) for improved accessibility. * Expand parking, address accessibility. Project benefits will include improved parking facilities, trail flow enhancement, parking expansion and trail accessibility on existing, and to be acquired public non-motorized trail lands in the Methow Valley.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Okanogan County of Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $196,000.00 Applicant Match: $201,566.00 Project Type: Acquisition & Development County: Okanogan Legislative District: 7 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 97-1181

Location Details

The project location is a trail system extending between the Methow Valley communities of Winthrop and Mazama, in Okanogan County along the upper Methow River.

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.