Squak Mountain – 1996

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

This key acquisition of 302 acres in the west half of Section 9 adds to the park and secures a recreation trail and wildlife corridor connecting Cougar, Squak, and Tiger Mountains of the “Issaquah Alps”. This purchase completes a long-range plan to protect the physical integrity of this corridor.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $2,200,000.00 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: King Legislative District: 5 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 96-122

Location Details

Adjacent to Squak Mountain State Park, approximately two miles south of Issaquah. Road access is off May Valley Rd.

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.