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A Discover Pass or
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is REQUIRED
on ALL WDFW Lands

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 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Search Results: Benton County

  Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area

Outdoor Activities
Activities allowed at individual Units vary.

  • Bird watching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Dog walking
  • Target shooting/trap shooting/archery range
  • Trapping
  • Wildlife viewing

Unit Viewing Opportunities Facilities Available County
Bailie Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No restrooms at either lot. 5 car limit in each of the 2 parking lots during the general hunting season. No overnight camping. Franklin
Benton City Birds: Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Small gravel parking lot, which may be improved in the future. Benton
Byron Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Gravel parking lot only. Yakima
Clark Pond Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel lot. No restroom Franklin
Esquatzel Coulee Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities Franklin
Glover Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Yakima
Headquarters (Sunnyside) Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Small Mammals
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities Yakima
Hope Valley Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Franklin
I-82 Ponds Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Spawning Salmon
No facilities. Yakima
McDonald Bridge Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Walla Walla
Nipper Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Franklin
Rattlesnake Slope Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Swegle Road Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel lot. No facilities. Kiosk provides information and map of the area. Walla Walla
Thornton Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Vance-Ferry Road Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Yakima
WB-10 Wasteway Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
There is no specific parking area on this site. No restroom facilities. Franklin
Whitstran Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Windmill Ranch Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Franklin