Wildlife Area Location

Jim Gerchak
4686 Wishkah Road
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 533-5676
(360) 538-2975 fax

Wildlife Areas
Olympic Wildlife Area
Anderson Homestead Unit
The Anderson Homestead unit is 41 acres located five miles south of Forks in Clallam County. The unit is managed as elk winter forage habitat and riparian habitat. Reseeding and fertilizing are conducted to improve elk forage.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Butterflies
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Forks, drive south on Hwy 101 approximately 4 miles to Furman road. Turn right on Furman road .3 miles (end of road) to gate.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Unimproved parking No Restrooms
    Unique Features
    This site has managed elk meadows, riparian habitat and access by foot to Bogachiel River. Roosevelt elk and Black-tailed deer use the meadows year round. Best times to see are early morning and late evening. Eagles, Osprey, and Dippers are common along the river. Numerous songbirds use the diverse habitat provided at this area.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
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    Wildlife Viewing Guides
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    • 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.