Mount Vista 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 project will acquire a four-acre neighborhood park in a rapidly developing residential area 1.5 miles north of Salmon Creek near the Vancouver Campus of Washington State University. The surrounding neighborhood consists of single and multi-family housing, and rapid growth as been accelerated by close proximity to the WSU campus, easy access to I-205 and I-5, and available roads and infrastructure. The project site is well suited as a neighborhood park. The property slopes gradually to the east, There are extensive views of the Cascade Mountains, including Mt. Saint Helens and Mt. Adams. Future improvements will include a perimeter trail, open play meadow, picnic tables, and children’s play equipment.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Clark County of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 287950.04 Applicant Match: 287950.03 Project Type: Acquisition County: Clark Legislative District: 17 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 04-1341

Location Details

Take 134th Street Exit from I-5. Drive east to NE 29th Avenue. Drive north 1.5 miles to NE 163rd Street, and turn left (west). Turn left on 28th Street and right on 162nd. NE 162nd ends at park site.

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.