Major wildfires are currently burning in Washington, raising concerns among hunters about access to hunting areas. WDFW has compiled a list of major public lands and contact information to help hunters determine whether they can access specific lands throughout the state.Learn more >>
Through new agreements with private landowners, WDFW has succeeded in opening up tens of thousands of acres of private farmland and timberland through programs such as “Feel Free to Hunt” and “Register to Hunt.” The latest program, “Hunt By Reservation,” allows hunters to get hunting information for specific properties and book a reservation online. Find properties to hunt >>>
Washington's Wildlife Areas
are diverse in habitat and species offering many
opportunites for wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing,
hiking, camping. With over 150 different areas to
choose from the choices for activities are abundant.
Some areas are closer than you think.
Hunter’s Code of Conduct The code emphasizes the need for hunters to show respect for wildlife and to be considerate of non-hunters.
multi-layered maps displaying game management
unit (GMU) boundaries, deer and elk
management areas, pheasant-release sites,
and Private Lands Hunting Opportunities,
as well as roads, topographical features
and county lines. In addition, harvest
statistics and hunting regulations are
available by specific locale and species.