Moran State Park-Wilcox Property

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will use this grant to purchase 55 acres, consisting of 3 parcels, adjacent to and included in the long-term boundary of Moran State Park on Orcas Island in San Juan County. This property is located on the park’s shoreline on the Strait of Georgia in the northeast corner of the park and indcludes low-bank waterfront. The primary recreational opportunities provided by this project are trail use and water access.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $ 1,226,800.00 Applicant Match: 409600 Project Type: Acquisition County: San Juan Legislative District: 40 Status: Active RCO Project # 18-1480

Location Details

The public would access this site by parking at Mountain Lake trail access and hiking into the site.The site can be accessed by State Parks via easement, for administrative purposes only, by Outward Bound Road through the Eagle Lake Community.

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.