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Johns River Wildlife Area Willapa Wetlands (Potter's Slough) Unit
The Willapa Wetlands Unit is 580 acres and is located two miles west of South Bend. It is adjacent to the Willapa River in Pacific County. The unit is managed for restored estuary function.
Birds of Prey
How to Get Here
Map and Driving Directions
Access Site #1
Driving Directions From South Bend drive Hwy 101 south 1.2 miles to parking area located on right side of Hwy.
Parking/Restroom Information Developed parking area. No Restrooms.
This area has an estuary and wetlands restoration project in progress. Site is popular with water fowlers and birders. In early morning and late evening this is an excellent location for Roosevelt elk viewing.
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