Wildlife Area Location

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

Wildlife Areas
Cowlitz Wildlife Area
Mossyrock Unit
The 1,320-acre Mossyrock unit is located northeast of Mossyrock. It is managed for black-tailed deer, waterfowl, and riparian forest habitats. The unit has several large fields, several ponds and several riparian forest corridors. The fields are hayed by contractors and maintained as forage fields.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From I-5: Head east on Highway 12 (20.2 mi), Turn right into Mossyrock / Williams St. (0.4 mi), Turn left onto E St. which becomes Mossyrock Rd E (2.7 mi), continue onto Ajlune Rd (0.3 mi), Turn left onto Young Rd (0.7 mi)
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Parking limited No restrooms
    Other Information
    No restrictions
    Unique Features
    Activities at this unit include: Hiking via a loop trail, birdwatching, view of the Mossyrock Dam.
    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
    • Dog walking
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Hunting
    • Mountain biking
    • 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.