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Mount Saint Helens
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Daren Hauswald
Manager
2108 Grand Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661
(360) 906-6756

 
For more information on
Wildlife Areas, please contact
the WDFW Wildlife Program.

Phone: 360-902-2515
E-mail: wildthing@dfw.wa.gov

 

Parking Information
A Discover Pass or
Vehicle Access Pass
is REQUIRED
on ALL WDFW Lands

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Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Mount Saint Helens Wildlife Area
Cedar Creek Unit
The Cedar Creek unit is 127 acres and provides band-tailed pigeon habitat. It is located northeast of La Center. Mineral springs are maintained and protected. Stream restoration is also important.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

  • Birds of Prey
  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Mammals

  • Deer
  • Other

  • Spawning Salmon
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From the west: Interstate 5 exit 21 (Woodland Cougar exit) Turn east onto Highway 503, then south on NW Hayes Rd, which will cross the North Fork of the Lewis River. Continue east on NW Hayes Rd. which becomes Cedar Creek Rd. About 12 miles from Woodland the Wildlife area will be on the east side of the road just before Cedar Creek Road crosses Cedar Creek and joins with Pup Creek RD.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    There is a small pull out by the gate to the wildlife area. There are no restrooms
    Access Site #2
    Driving Directions
    From the south: Take 503 north from the Vancouver area through Farger Lake. Turn north onto 166th, which becomes 167th. Turn west onto NE 379th which becomes NE 164th, which becomes NE Reid Rd. which becomes NE Munch Rd. At the intersection of NE Munch Rd and Cedar Creek Rd. turn east onto Cedar Creek Rd. Go about .5 miles and the wildlife area will be on the east side of the road just before Cedar Creek Road crosses Cedar Creek.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    There is a small pull out by the gate to the wildlife area. There are no restrooms
    Unique Features
    Mineral spring attracts band-tailed pigeons.
    Other Information
    Vehicles and ATVs are prohibited on wildlife area.
     
    The Discover Pass - Your ticket to Washington's great outdoors
    A Discover Pass or WDFW Vehicle Access Pass is required on all WDFW lands.
    Learn more at
    DiscoverPass.wa.gov
       OTHER INFORMATION
    Mount Saint Helens 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
    • Dog walking
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • 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.