Spring Bay Property – Obstruction Pass State Park

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will use this grant to purchase 55.5 acres, consisting of 4 parcels, included in the long-term boundary of Obstruction Pass State Park on Orcas Island in San Juan County. The primary recreation opportunity provided by this project will be access to the Spring Bay waterfront for kayaking, beach exploration, and wildlife viewing.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $ 1,899,475.00 Applicant Match: 500 Project Type: Acquisition County: San Juan Legislative District: 40 Status: Active RCO Project # 18-1703

Location Details

From Eastsound, WA, on Orcas Island, head south on N. Beach Rd. toward Main St. Take Olga Rd. to Point Lawrence Rd in Olga, take Obstruction Pass Rd. to Trailhead Rd. to Spring Bay Trail. 464 Spring Bay Trail, Olga, WA. 98279

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.