North Olympic
Wildlife Area Location

Darric Lowery
PO Box 609
Rochester, WA 98579
(360) 273-5126

Wildlife Areas
North Olympic Wildlife Area
Chimacum Unit
The 109-acre Chimacum unit is 2.5 miles north of Chimacum and 6 miles south of Port Townsend. It is managed for stream, riparian, and estuarine restoration and protection at Irondale on Chimacum Creek. Habitat types include conifer and deciduous riparian forest, and estuary.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From the Jefferson county airport, drive south on Hwy 19 to intersection with Irondale road. Turn east on Irondale road and drive to 4th street. Turn north on 4th street to Moore Street. Turn east on Moore Street to parking area.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    County maintains parking and restrooms.
    Unique Features
    This site has beach and estuary access. Maintained trails on site that connect to county park trails.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
    Hunters: Jefferson County has a no-shooting restriction that prohibits the discharge of any firearm (shotgun, pistol or rifle) in certain areas. This restriction applies to the Chimacum Unit of the North Olympic Wildlife Area.
    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.