Roegner (White River) 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

Development of a community park along the White River to provide access to the river for fishing, viewing, boating, and other family-oriented passive activities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Auburn City of Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $485,210.00 Applicant Match: $485,210.00 Project Type: Development County: King Legislative District: 31 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 91-158

Location Details

From downtown, travel south on Auburn Way South (Hwy 164). Turn south onto R Street SE. Cross over White River and take first turn to the right, Oravetz Road. Follow for approximately 1 mile, park is on right along White 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.