Nisqually/Mashel Ph. 2

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 agreement purchased 80 acres at the confluence of the Mashel and Nisqually Rivers just north of La Grande, near Eatonville. Historically used for overnight camping, the site offers excellent views of Mt. Rainier and will become a major state park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $1,791,655.39 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Pierce, Thurston Legislative District: 2 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 91-852

Location Details

The south 1/2 of Section 20 along the north side of the Mashel 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.