Pioneer Park Ph. 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

This project consists of additional development at this park site in Thurston County, which includes a large park and sports complex to meet the city’s critical need for athletic fields and open space. Work in this phase included development of fields, picnic sites, trails to and along the Deschutes River, landscaping and parking.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Tumwater Parks & Rec Dept Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $276,220.03 Applicant Match: $276,330.55 Project Type: Development County: Thurston Legislative District: 22 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-021

Location Details

Half mile south of Yelm Highway, off Henderson Boulevard and bordering the Deschutes 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.