Search Results: Yakima County

  Oak Creek Wildlife Area

Outdoor Activities
Activities allowed at individual Units vary.

  • Bird watching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Group events & tours
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Dog walking
  • Rock climbing
  • Target shooting/trap shooting/archery range
  • Trapping
  • Wildlife viewing

Unit Viewing Opportunities Facilities Available County
Cowiche Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds
Mammals: Deer, Elk, Small Mammals
Other: Butterflies, Wildflowers
No facilities. Yakima
Oak Creek Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Bear, Bighorn sheep, Deer, Elk, Small Mammals
Other: Butterflies, Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
Viewing sites require a Discover Pass or WDFW Vehicle Access Pass to park.

Very large gravel parking area and covered ADA accessible viewing platform, with three vault toilets open year-round. Visitor Center open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily during winter months (when elk feeding is underway) and staffed with Wildlife Education Corps volunteers

Yakima
Rock Creek Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Songbirds
Mammals: Bear, Deer, Elk, Mountain goats, Small Mammals
Other: Butterflies, Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
No facilities. Yakima
 
  Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area

Outdoor Activities
Activities allowed at individual Units vary.

  • Bird watching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Dog walking
  • Target shooting/trap shooting/archery range
  • Trapping
  • Wildlife viewing

Unit Viewing Opportunities Facilities Available County
Bailie Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No restrooms at either lot. 5 car limit in each of the 2 parking lots during the general hunting season. No overnight camping. Franklin
Benton City Birds: Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Small gravel parking lot, which may be improved in the future. Benton
Byron Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Gravel parking lot only. Yakima
Clark Pond Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel lot. No restroom Franklin
Esquatzel Coulee Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities Franklin
Glover Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Yakima
Headquarters (Sunnyside) Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Small Mammals
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities Yakima
Hope Valley Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Franklin
I-82 Ponds Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Spawning Salmon
No facilities. Yakima
Nipper Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
No facilities. Franklin
Rattlesnake Slope Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Thornton Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Vance-Ferry Road Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Yakima
WB-10 Wasteway Birds: Birds of Prey, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians, Wildflowers
There is no specific parking area on this site. No restroom facilities. Franklin
Whitstran Birds: Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterfowl
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Benton
Windmill Ranch Birds: Birds of Prey, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Deer, Elk
Other: Reptiles/Amphibians
Gravel parking lot. No facilities Franklin
 
  Wenas Wildlife Area

Outdoor Activities
Activities allowed at individual Units vary.

  • Bird watching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Nordic skiing & snowshoeing
  • Target shooting/trap shooting/archery range
  • Wildlife viewing

Unit Viewing Opportunities Facilities Available County
Wenas Birds: Birds of Prey, Eagles, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Wading Birds, Waterfowl
Mammals: Bear, Bighorn sheep, Deer, Elk, Small Mammals
Other: Butterflies, Reptiles/Amphibians, Spawning Salmon, Wildflowers
No developed parking areas and no restrooms are provided. Yakima, Kittitas