Nisqually/Mashel, 1994

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

This 160-acre acquisition further supports a planned state park on the Mashel Prairie, along the Nisqually and Mashel Rivers. The site is planned for camping, picnicking, group camp, river access, and interpretation.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $1,006,368.93 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Pierce Legislative District: 2 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-527

Location Details

Along the Nisqually and Mashel Rivers in Pierce and Thurston Counties near the town of Eatonville.

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.