Spruce RR Trail & Daley-Rankin Tunnel Restoration

Category Overview

Trails grants help communities and recreation areas fund the creation and improvement of trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. These grants help make communities more livable, create regional trails systems, and open up beautiful outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. WWRP is the largest source of trail support in the state of Washington.

Project Highlights

Clallam County will use this grant to develep 1.2 miles of the Spruce Railroad Trail and restore the historic Daley Rankin Tunnel along the Olympic Discovery Trail near Lake Crescent in Olypic National Park. The county will upgrade the west end of the trail to 13 foot wide path for non-motorized use and restore the tunnel for safety and accessibility. The primary recreation opportunities provided by this project will be trail hiking, bicycling and equestrian use.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Clallam Co Public Works Dept Category: Trails WWRP Grant: 649000 Applicant Match: 651000 Project Type: Development County: Clallam Legislative District: 24 Status: Complete RCO Project # 16-1390

Location Details

At the west end of Lake Crescent you would turn north off of US 101 onto Camp David Jr Rd and proceed east on this road for 4 miles to the east end of the road where you intersect the unrestored west end of the Spruce Railroad Trail (SRRT). The one mile of SRRT to be restored in this grant leads directly to the Daley-Rankin Tunnel which will also be restored by this grant.

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.