Wildlife Area Location

Jim Gerchak
4686 Wishkah Road
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 533-5676
(360) 538-2975 fax

Wildlife Areas
Chehalis Wildlife Area
Ferbrache Unit
The 114-acre Ferbrache unit is located five miles southeast of Montesano. This unit is maintained for wintering waterfowl forage, fishing access and a pheasant release site for fall hunting.
Viewing Opportunities


  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Shorebirds
  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Wading Birds
  • Waterfowl
  • Mammals

  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Montesano drive west on Hwy 12 approximately 2 miles to Monte – Brady road. Drive approximately 1 mile easterly to Brady Loop Road. Turn south on Brady Loop Road and follow signs to parking area.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Established parking area. Restrooms available.
    Unique Features
    This area is a popular pheasant release site and waterfowl hunting site.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    Green Dot Maps
    • Bird watching
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Wildlife viewing

    If you are Hunting or Fishing, remember to check all current regulations.

    Activities may include restrictions or require permits. Please see Public Conduct Rules for more information.