Rural Recreation and Tourism Grant Award List - August 22, 2022
- City of Gridley will receive $3,000,000 to create the new Gridley Sports Complex Phase 1 by constructing three multi-use sports fields with lighting, restroom /concession facility, five educational signage and 50 new trees throughout the park.
- Paradise R.P.D. will receive $1,439,535 to improve Billie Park in the Town of Paradise by constructing a new adventure playground, bike track, pump track, high ropes course, and landscaping. Expand existing parking lot.
- City of Angels will receive $3,000,000 to acquire 3.82 acres to expand and improve Utica Park by constructing new amphitheater, interpretive hiking trail and parcourse, Mark Twain Statue, trailhead kiosk, pavilion, bocce courts, outdoor gym equipment, basketball court, playground, and restrooms.
Del Norte County
- Crescent City will receive $3,000,000 to improve Beachfront Park by constructing a new amphitheater, waterfront plaza, bike park/pump track, Tolowa cultural area, ADA playground, one mile exercise loop, and Paths of Culture area.
- City of Arcata will receive $812,949 to improve Carlson Park by constructing a new playground, special event area with picnic tables and BBQs, and a new restroom. Renovate the trails for river access and landscaping.
- Willow Creek C.S.D. will receive $1,980,000 to improve Veteran’s Park in the community of Willow Creek by constructing a new Bigfoot Bowl skate park, a Bigfoot Story play and cultural interpretive area, a Bigfoot water feature, a snack shack with storage facilities, an accessible path, and solar lighting throughout the park. Renovate the tennis courts into new multi-use sports courts including basketball, tennis, and pickleball. Renovate the existing baseball field and pump track/bike park.
- City of Clearlake will receive $3,000,000 to create the new Burns Valley Sports Complex by constructing a new multi-purpose turf field with lighting and a walking track; a new playground; new ballfields with lighting including: 1 softball field, 1 baseball field, 1 little league field, and 2 t-ball fields; and 2 picnic areas; and restroom building.
- City of Alturas will receive $945,182 to improve Modoc Community Park by constructing a new geothermal heated splash pad, ADA accessible playground with musical zone, tourism interpretive/cultural kiosk, and support features throughout the park.
- Western Gateway R.P.D. will receive $1,144,634 to improve Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley by constructing a new RV park area and renovate three ballfields.
San Luis Obispo County
- City of Morro Bay will receive $600,000 to improve Coleman Park by constructing a new playground, exercise fitness stations, stage/plaza area, trail, three cultural/historical sites, concession building with restrooms and parking lot.
- City of Red Bluff will receive $3,000,000 to improve River Park by constructing four new pickleball courts with lighting, amphitheater with bandshell, terraces and pathways, spray park with splash pad, restroom/concession/ police substation facility, three fitness stations, group picnic pavilion with shade structure, and pollinator garden with sundial. Renovate existing playground, walking, and jogging pathways, and landscaping. A parking lot will also be upgraded with lighting and design to meet American with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
- Twain Harte R.P.D. will receive $1,202,700 to improve Twain Harte Meadows Park in the Town of Twain Harte by constructing new open space meadow, outdoor pavilion, outdoor water and environment discovery labs, picnic and barbecue areas, cultural and historic stories path with lighting, shade pavilion for bocce courts, parking lot with lighting, and restroom facility.