Fishing restrictions and closures
WDFW has closed or restricted fishing on several rivers to help protect fish where drought conditions have reduced flows or increased water temperatures. Check the emergency fishing rules and the drought webpage for more information.
1701 South 24th Avenue
Yakima, Washington 98902-5720
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Telephone (509) 575-2740
Fax (509) 575-2474 TeamYakima@dfw.wa.gov
From Hwy 17 take Merion Road, after passing over the canal the rd make a 90-degree turn to the south, right just beyond the irrigation rd there is a parking area for Windmill Ranch. Park in this parking area and follow the road to the north.
There is a large map of the area in the kiosk at the parking area. It is a 1.5-mile walk-in lake. Absolutely no vehicles permitted beyond the parking area. The walk is flat and follows a nice gravel/sand roadway.