North Creek Forest Acq. Phase 2

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

Successfully acquired 21.84 acres (3 parcels) of mature forest known as the North Creek Forest. This is now an urban park with a passive recreation area. This involved land negotiations, appraisals/review appraisals, land purchase, tenant relocation, cultural resource assessments, environmental assessments, administration and more.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bothell City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $1,000,000.00 Applicant Match: $1,068,600.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 1 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 12-1230

Location Details

From I-405, take Exit 24 and head west on NE 195th St. Turn right at 112th Ave NE. Proceed north approximately .5 miles and the worksite will be 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.