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Tom White Park

Approximately five acres in size, Tom White Park has a short trail with steps down from the trailhead leading to a lovely foot bridge across Schoolhouse Creek, where Tom worked with the Island school children to restore the historic fish runs in the creek.  


The trail then traverses the hillside, with a fairly steep elevation gain and then drop. Hikers may find this trail's footing can be challenging during the rainy season. 


Much of the Park District's Salmon Recovery efforts happen within this lovely park, carrying forward the vision of its namesake.


HISTORY


This park was dedicated in 2005 to honor the memory of Tom White and his years of devoted service as Park Contractor.  In the spring, when you see daffodils along the roadside and in residents' gardens, you might be right in wondering if these were planted by Tom White or by one of his many friends, in his memory.  


Park Snapshot

TRAILHEAD

Located on Eckenstam-Johnson Road across from the "Old School House"


TRAIL LENGTH

.5-mile loop, steep


TOILETS?

Portable toilet across the street at Old Schoolhouse


DOGS ALLOWED?

No


WATER ACCESS?

No


PARK COMMISSIONER CONTACT

Rick Anderson | 253-884-4922

randerson@andersonislandparks.org