Hockinson Meadows Community Park

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Hockinson Meadows Community Park

Approximately 70 acres of this 240-acre park were developed in 2008-09 as part of the Greater Clark Parks District program.


Disc Golf Development Update

The construction of the disc golf course and pedestrian bridge at Hockinson Meadows Community Park was anticipated to be complete by the end of this month (Sept. 2022). However, we have encountered delays in obtaining the materials needed for the project. The project contractor now anticipates completing the project by the end of the year, weather permitting. In addition, we are working to upgrade the path surface from wood chips to gravel, to reduce the annual maintenance needs of the new park features. This change will also delay project completion. Updates to the project timeline will be provided as information becomes available. We apologize for the delay. 


VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our open house! The open house was held virtually on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

To watch a recording of the virtual open house, click on the link below.
[video: https://youtu.be/smqXS54ueQY]

HOCKINSON DISC GOLF

PROJECT BACKGROUND
Clark County Public Works is developing an 18-hole disc golf course at Hockinson Meadows Community Park, which is owned and maintained by Public Works’ Parks and Lands Division. The adopted 2015 Parks, Recreation & Open Space Plans identified disc golf as a recreational activity that was underserved in Clark County. The Parks and Lands Division partnered with community disc golf enthusiasts to identify locations for new courses and now to develop the course at Hockinson Meadows.

PROJECT DETAILS
The disc golf course will be constructed on a 40-acre parcel of park land that is separated from the existing developed park areas by an unnamed stream. To provide access to the course, a pedestrian bridge over the stream will be constructed as part of this project. The course has been designed to meet Professional Disc Golf Association standards, and each hole will include a tee pad, a hole marker, a basket and a bench. Trails throughout the course will consist of multiple surface types, connecting to the park’s existing trail system and adding 1.01 miles of trail to the park. A 225-square-foot shelter will also be constructed near the disc golf course and pedestrian bridge. 

FUNDING
Funding is provided by real estate excise taxes and park impact fees. In addition, disc golf enthusiasts raised $3,500 through the Parks Foundation of Clark County to support the project.

PROJECT TIMELINE AND TRAFFIC IMPACTS
After an open bidding process, a contract for construction was awarded to Tapani Inc. Construction began in May 2022 and was anticipated to be completed by the end of September. The construction of the disc golf course and pedestrian bridge at Hockinson Meadows Community Park was anticipated to be complete by the end of this month (Sept. 2022). However, we have encountered delays in obtaining the materials needed for the project. The project contractor now anticipates completing the project by the end of the year, weather permitting. In addition, we are working to upgrade the path surface from wood chips to gravel, to reduce the annual maintenance needs of the new park features. This change will also delay project completion. Updates to the project timeline will be provided as information becomes available.

Construction activities are not expected to significantly affect traffic in the park. Park users accessing the playground adjacent to the project site may counter occasional impacts.

 

Open House Presentation Slides

 

Heads Up September 2022 (PDF)
Heads Up February 2022 (PDF)
SEPA DNS (PDF)

MORE INFORMATION
Troy Pierce, project manager
Clark County Public Works
564.397.4403 
troy.pierce@clark.wa.gov         

Lynde Wallick, park planner
Clark County Public Works      
564.397.1659
lynde.wallick@clark.wa.gov

Kaley McLachlan-Burton, interim community engagement and inclusion manager
Clark County Public Works      
564.397.1679
kaley.mclachlan-burton@clark.wa.gov

Rocky Houston, parks and lands manager
Clark County Public Works      
564.397.1676
rocky.houston@clark.wa.gov                         


 

Facilities

Hours

7 am to dusk

Picnic shelter

Hockinson Meadows Community Park's picnic shelter can be reserved for a $75 fee.

Hockinson Meadows picnic shelter (PDF)

The picnic shelter can be reserved up to 365 days in advance for events taking place May 1 through September 30. The shelter must be reserved at least seven days in advance.

If the shelter has not been reserved, it is available for free on a first-come, first-served basis. All shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge, Oct. 1 through April 30.

Kane Memorial Dog Park

Kane Memorial Dog Park

This 2.5-acre off-leash area is north of the balls fields in the northwest section of Hockinson Meadows Community Park. The dog park is fully fenced, with two doubled-gated entrances accessible from the parking lots. Dogs must be leashed while in the parking lot and in all other parts of the park outside the off-leash area.

The off-leash area features open and forested areas with generally flat terrain. There is no designated area for small dogs. A dog drinking fountain, located outside the off-leash area near the ball fields, is shut off during potentially freezing weather, typically mid-October through April.

The park is named in honor of Kane, a former Clark County Sheriff Office canine who was killed while tracking two suspects in April 2011.

Clark County has partnered with Dog Owners Group for Park Access in Washington, or DOGPAW, to help identify, develop and maintain off-leash areas. DOGPAW also collaborates with other agencies, including the Bonneville Power Administration, to develop dog parks.

Related information

Location

10910 NE 172nd Ave.
Brush Prairie, WA 98682
United States

Amenities
Benches
Dog Park
Picnic Tables
Play Equipment
Restrooms
Shelter
Sports Field
Neighborhood
Greater Brush Prairie