Oak Creek Tim’s Pond Access Development

Category Overview

The State Lands Development and Renovation category provides funding to two state agencies to repair, renovate, and develop outdoor recreation facilities on existing recreation lands. As the popularity of outdoor recreation increases in our state, these grants help address overcrowding, ensure our outdoor amenities are safe for public use, improve visitor experience, and allow more people to enjoy our great outdoors.

Project Highlights

The Department of Fish and Wildlife used this grant to develop the Tim’s Pond access site located in Yakima County next to the Oak Creek Wildlife Area Headquarters office and one half mile east of the intersection of SR 12 and SR 410. This development project provides a gravel and paved path around the lake with turnouts for fishing areas, ADA accessible fishing platforms, ADA accessible toilets, a paved parking area, and picnic tables. The primary recreational opportunity is wildlife and nature viewing, fishing, picnicking and wildlife interpretation.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Fish & Wildlife Dept of Category: State Lands Development & Renovation WWRP Grant: $324,500.00 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Development County: Yakima Legislative District: 13 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 14-1172

Location Details

From Naches go west on US Highway 12 for 5 miles. Turn left on US Highway 12 (White Pass) at the junction with SR 410 and follow the highway for approximately 1 mile. Turn left into Tim's Pond.

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.