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 in a rapidly urbanizing area and for restoration of the riverine system, including salmon habitat. 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
    There is no established parking area or facilities.
    Unique Features
    Morse Creek and ongoing riparian restoration.
    Other Information
    This Unit is adjacent to the Olympic Discovery trail.
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    • 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.