Snoqualmie skate park, downtown riverwalk among local grant proposals
Two new projects in the Snoqualmie Valley are among 13 proposals in East King County up for state funding.
The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition formally announced its request that the legislature commit $97 million to fund outdoor recreation and conservation projects through the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program. Local project proposals include:
Mailbox Peak Trail Section 4: The Department of Natural Resources seeks a grant to complete construction on the five-mile trail to Mailbox Peak.
Mount Si / Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resource Conservation Area: The Department of Natural Resources seeks a grant to protect urban wildlife habitat and promote public use near Mount Si in the Mountains to Sound Greenway.
Snoqualmie Riverwalk Phase I, Park Expansion: The city of Snoqualmie seeks a WWRP grant to develop a boardwalk as part of a plan to connect the missing link of the Snoqualmie Valley Regional Trail.
Snoqualmie Skate Park: The city of Snoqualmie seeks a WWRP grant to build a skate park with support from the YMCA.
Big Rock Sports Park Improvements 2014: The city of Duvall seeks a grant to install synthetic turf for the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association.
“The Big Rock Sportsfield is a gem for local soccer and baseball players, but it can’t keep up with the demand. The city is looking to a WWRP grant to add synthetic turf fields to solve persistent draining issues,” said Will Ibershof, Mayor of Duvall. “We are grateful to the Governor and our local legislators for all that they do to promote close-to-home recreational opportunities through programs like the WWRP.”