South of I-90 (Robertson 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 acquired 9 acres in south Bellevue. The site will be developed in later phases to include play areas, picnic facilities, parking, plus farm and equestrian areas for recreation programs.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Bellevue Parks & Comm Serv Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $406,600.00 Applicant Match: $406,600.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 41 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-321

Location Details

East of SR 405 on I-90 proceed south from Exit 13 on Lakemont Blvd. (up hill) to park site at 5918 Lakemont Blvd SE (across street from Bellevue Fire Station).

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.