Mount Grant Preserve

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

The San Juan County Land Bank will use this grant to acquire 121 acres on Mount Grant, in the center of San Juan Island. The primary recreational opportunity provided by this project is public access for hiking and sightseeing.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: San Juan County Land Bank Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 1000000 Applicant Match: 2037750 Project Type: Acquisition County: San Juan Legislative District: 40 Status: Active RCO Project # 16-1613

Location Details

From the ferry landing proceed .1m on Spring Street to 2nd Avenue. Right on 2nd which becomes Guard Street at .2m, then becoming Beaverton Valley Road at .8m. Proceed on BV Road past Boyce Rd. at 3.5m where BV Rd becomes West Valley Rd. Proceed straight on West Valley Rd. for .8m to the entrance road on the left.

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.