Johns River
Wildlife Area Location

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

Wildlife Areas
Johns River Wildlife Area
Nemah River-Estuary Unit
The 217-acre Nemah River-Estuary unit is located 15.5 miles southwest of South Bend in Pacific County. This property contains important tidelands, estuary wetlands and salt marsh habitat that benefit salmon, migratory waterfowl and birds of prey.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Naselle drive west to intersection with Hwy 101. Drive north on Hwy 101 5.7 miles to small-undeveloped parking area. From South Bend drive south on Hwy 101 approximately 20 miles to small-undeveloped parking area.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    No Restrooms Unimproved parking
    Unique Features
    Unique estuary flora and fauna can be found on this site. There is a short trail through mature conifer forest that leads to the estuary. Roosevelt elk, Black-tailed deer, and many birds are common on this 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
    No activities currently listed for this Unit.

    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.