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Sagebrush Flat
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Dan Peterson
Manager
54 Moe Rd.
Brewster, WA 98812
(509) 686-4305

 
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 

Sagebrush Flat Wildlife Area
Sagebrush Flat Unit
The Sagebrush Flat unit is located 15 miles north of Ephrata and encompasses 3,740 acres. As the name suggests, the area is dominated by mature sagebrush. Numerous shrubsteppe dependent animals make their home here including the white-tailed rabbit, sage grouse, sage thrasher and sage sparrow among others.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Butterflies
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Ephrata: Travel Hwy 28 to its intersection with 1st Ave. NW. Turn north onto 1st Ave NW (!st Ave NW becomes Sagebrush Flat/Moses Coulee Rd at Ephrata city line). Travel north approximately 16.5 miles. At its intersection with Douglas County Road 8 SE turn east onto Road 8. Travel approximately 1.6 to gate.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    There is no parking area and no restroom facilities.
    Access Site #2
    Driving Directions
    From US Highway 2: Travel Hwy 2 to its intersection with Sagebrush Flat/Moses Coulee Rd. Turn south onto Sagebrush Flat/Moses Coulee Rd. Travel south approximately 7.5 miles. At its intersection with Douglas County Road 8 SE turn east onto Road 8. Travel approximately 1.6 to gate.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    There is no parking area and no restroom facilities.
    Unique Features
    This is the only location in Washington where a rare plant, puzzling rockcress, is known to exist.
     
    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
    Sagebrush Flat 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
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Hunting
    • Mountain biking
    • Nordic skiing and snowshoeing
    • Trapping
    • Wildlife viewing
     

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    Activities may include restrictions or require permits. Please see Public Conduct Rules for more information.