Cowlitz
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Mark Grabski
Manager
P.O. Box 758
Morton, WA 98356
(360) 496-6223

 
Wildlife Areas
Cowlitz Wildlife Area
Cowlitz Trout Hatchery Unit
This 280-acre unit is located adjacent to the WDFW Cowlitz Trout Hatchery near Winlock. It is managed for black-tailed deer and riparian forest habitats. This unit has several large fields that are mowed and maintained as forage fields.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From I-5: East on Highway 12 (6.6 mi), Turn right at Tucker Road. (1.0 mi), Slight left at Classee Rd. (2.1 mi), Turn left at Spencer Rd N. (0.9 mi), Turn right onto Hatchery Rd.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Parking and restrooms available at the boat ramp
    Other Information
    None
    Unique Features
    This unit offers: bank fishing, bird watching and a boat launch.
     
       OTHER INFORMATION
    Cowlitz Wildlife Area Management Plan
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
       MAPPING
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
       OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
    • Bird watching
    • Fishing
    • 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.