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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.
Birds of Prey
How to Get Here
Map and Driving Directions
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 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.
No overnight camping or parking.
A Discover Pass or WDFW Vehicle Access Pass
is required on all WDFW lands. Learn more at DiscoverPass.wa.gov