Northridge 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

Acquisition of 40 acres of land to serve as a major park site and key link in a city-wide resource-oriented greenway system.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bellingham Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: 400000 Applicant Match: 400000 Project Type: Acquisition County: Whatcom Legislative District: 42 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-197

Location Details

From Interstate 5 exit at Sunset Drive and head east. Turn right at Barkely Blvd. Follow Barkley Boulevard as it curves east and go approximately 2 miles. The park is on the left. Future vehicle access will be provided from Carrington Way on the south and Woodside Way (off Chandler Parkway) on the north.

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.