Sunset Neighborhood Park

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Sunset Neighborhood Park
Renton, WA 98057
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Located across from the Renton Highlands Library, Sunset Neighborhood Park will feature a wide north-south pedestrian walkway, restroom facilities, an entry plaza by the library with seating and an overhead pergola, additional walkways and seating areas throughout the park, and a large lawn for gathering and playing.

Phase II Construction

Sunset Neighborhood Park was closed in November 2019 as work begins on Phase II. The Phase II Master Plan will include a grass open space, performance seating area, Pergola with benches, picnic gazebo and a water feature. The park will remain closed until completion, which is scheduled for fall 2020.

Master Plan

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Sunset Master Plan Phase II

Phase I Construction

 Sunset Neighborhood Park construction

The celebration for opening phase I of Sunset Neighborhood Park was held on June 16, 2018.

Phase I improvements were partially funded with a $1.7 million Direct Appropriation by the Washington State Legislature.

Project Update

Phase II Construction

Construction began in November 2019 on the second phase of Sunset Neighborhood Park, closing the park until summer 2020.

The second phase of construction includes these new features:

  • Playgrounds (ages 2-5 and 6-12)
  • Parent Plaza with Picnic Tables
  • Adult Fitness Area
  • Picnic Gazebo
  • Shaded Seating under a Pergola
  • Performance/Open Space Lawn
  • Rain gardens
  • Loop Walkways

Funding sources for phase II of the 3.2 acre park include:

  • Federal LWCF (Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant) $500,000
  • State Direct Legislative Appropriation $3,000,000
  • King County Youth and Amateur Sports Grant $175,000
  • City of Renton

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Phase II Of Sunset Neighborhood Park

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