North Olympic
Wildlife Area Location

Shane Belson
PO Box 609
Rochester, WA 98579
(360) 273-5126

Wildlife Areas
North Olympic Wildlife Area
Morse Creek Unit
The 133-acre Morse Creek unit is located three miles east of Port Angeles. It was purchased to protect important wildlife habitat adjacent to an urban setting and for restoration of the riverine system, including salmon habitat. A wildlife habitat interpretive center is being planned. Habitat types include deciduous dominant riparian forest, marsh wetland, forested wetland and mixed shrub.
Viewing Opportunities


  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Mammals

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Spawning Salmon
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Port Angeles drive east on Hwy 101 approximately 2.5 mile to parking area located on north side of road.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Parking and restroom facilities
    Unique Features
    Salmon interpretive center being developed on site. Access to the Olympic Discovery trail. On going riparian restoration project.
    Other Information
    No overnight parking or camping.
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    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.