Plantes Ferry Park Acquisition

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 is for the acquisition of approximately 83 acres along the Spokane River as an addition to Plantes Ferry County Park. Future development plans call for ballfields and river access facilities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Spokane Co Parks, Rec & Golf Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $315,828.14 Applicant Match: $315,828.13 Project Type: Acquisition County: Spokane Legislative District: 4 Status: Active Completed RCO Project # 91-063

Location Details

Argonne road exit off of interstate 90, head North on Argonne to Upriver Drive. East on Upriver for 2.25 miles to Plantes Ferry Park Entrance. Site is located approximately 10 miles east of the City of Spokane.

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.