This new trail extension will close the gap in connecting three different neighborhoods with a regional trail and park destination site. This trail will connect users to the east-west segment the Squalicum Creek Trail, which heads west to future connections to Bellingham Bay. The completed project will also result in a loop trail around Sunset Pond Park. Work includes the trail extension on the upland slope connecting to Sunset Drive, boardwalk trail through the floodplain, and new bridge over Squalicum Creek to connect to Irongate Road.
$500,000 Greenway Levy
$500,000 Park Impact Fees
$1,000,000 Recreation and Conservation Office State Grant (pending)
Site reconnaissance, design and permitting are currently underway. Construction may start in year 2024.