PIPELINE-ORANGEGATE FUND DRIVE
ForeverGreen Trails and the Foothills Rails-to-Trails Coalition are excited to partner with Pierce County to raise funds and show support for the development of the Pipeline Trail and Orangegate Park. Please consider a contribution, no matter how small or large!
This phase of the Pipeline Trail development is a 1.6-mile extension from the Tacoma city limits at 72nd Street East and Waller Road to Orangegate Park in unincorporated Pierce County. Trail construction is planned for 2023 and will include a paved multi-use trail within the Tacoma Water Pipeline right-of-way with safe roadway crossings and a trailhead including restrooms and car and horse trailer parking at Orangegate Park. Eventually, Pierce County will extend Pipeline Trail to South Hill and beyond. More Pipeline info here.
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Orangegate Park is an approximately 150-acre mostly forested property near the intersection of 46th Avenue and 84th Street. The property includes an extensive soft-surface trail system open to non-motorized uses, including equestrians. In 2024, the portion of the park north of 84th Street will be developed with a universally-accessible nature play area, fenced off-leash dog park, parking, picnic shelters, and paved connection to Pipeline Trail, including a safe pedestrian crossing at 84th Street.
These two exciting projects will bring recreation and active transportation access to underserved communities, providing a safe, non-motorized link to employment centers, transit networks, schools, and parks. More Orangegate info here.
Trail cross-section may vary depending on topography.
To donate via a check instead, make your donation out to ForeverGreen Trails and put in the memo field: "Pipeline-Orangegate Fund Drive". Mail your check to the address below. Thanks!