A group of concerned residents established the Chambers Creek Foundation in 1999. They worked with Pierce County to…More reclaim what today is known as Chambers Creek Properties, which at the time was a 930-acre former gravel pit.
Today, the group works to raise money to fulfill the county's master plan for the properties, which would have taken up to 50 years otherwise. So far, the foundation has raised money to help pay for the site's trails, water fountains and memorial benches. The foundation's office is located in the county's Environmental Sciences Building.
Beckonridge Park Apartments 9718 52nd St W, University Place, WA98467 Located next to the expansive Chambers Creek Properties, Beckonridge Park Apartments offers multi-family residential…More living in a forested setting. Residents have easy access to Grandview Drive West and the Soundview Trail. Beckonridge offers one and two-bedroom apartments.
If University Place has been in the news lately, chances are good that it's because of Chambers Bay Golf Course. The…More facility, which is owned by Pierce County as part of its Chambers Creek Properties site, hosted the 2010 U.S. Amateur golf tournament. In 2015, it will host the U.S. Open, one of professional golf's signature events.
The $20 million course sits on the shores of Puget Sound. Formerly a gravel pit, the course was designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones II design team. It offers links-style golf, similar to the famous and challenging courses of Scotland and Ireland. It is a walking only.
Green fees range from $49 to $109 for Pierce County residents depending on the season and day of the week; Non-Pierce County residents will pay $69 to $175. Separate caddie fees range from $50 to $100. Players can book in person, over the phone or online.