Renton Heritage 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 acquires three (3) parcels totaling 2.4 acres, all of which are located between three (3) parcels currently owned by the City of Renton. With this acquisition, the six parcels create a 9.18-acre neighborhood park within the City of Renton and King County. 4.18 acres of the park will be protected for recreation purposes.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Renton Parks Department Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $242,127.97 Applicant Match: $242,127.97 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 11 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 03-1157

Location Details

Proceed east on NE 4th Street, proceed south on Union Ave NE, the property is on the west side of Union Ave NE.

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.