Sunken 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

This project renovated Sunken Park, located above the ferry landing in downtown Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Improvements included playfields, landscaping, and renovation of the park gazebo.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: San Juan Island Park District Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $48,947.34 Applicant Match: $48,948.55 Project Type: Development County: San Juan Legislative District: 40 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 93-077

Location Details

In the town of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Above the ferry landing between Harrison St. and Nichols St. and bounded by B Street and Churchill Square.

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.