Sunnyside Beach

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 development consisted of the expansion of a five-acre community park on the shores of Puget Sound. Project included improvements to the playground, restrooms, picnic areas, and park access. Project also included renourishment of the beach to help stabilize the beach and park shoreline.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Steilacoom Parks & Comm Svcs Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $158,857.00 Applicant Match: $158,857.00 Project Type: Development County: Pierce Legislative District: 28 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-261

Location Details

Sunnyside Beach is located on Chambers Creek Road, northeast of downtown Steilacoom. In Steilacoom, travel east on Lafayette which eventually becomes Chambers Creek Rd. Pay parking is available on the south side of the railroad tracks with the waterfront park proper on the north side of the railroad.

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.