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Wildlife Area Location

Dale Swedberg
P.O. Box C
Loomis, WA 98827
(509) 223-3358

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
on ALL WDFW Lands

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Wildlife Areas

Sinlahekin Wildlife Area
Photo Gallery & Videos

Here you can find photos and videos unique to the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

Photo Gallery

Chiliwist Unit

Driscoll-Eyhott Islands Unit

Sinlahekin Unit


Sinlahekin butterflies
A former Intern on the Sinlahekin, Caitlin LaBar visits to photograph butterflies for a Sinlahekin butterfly atlas. In 2012 she documented a new species of butterfly for the Sinlahekin –   the Sonoran Skipper (Polites Sonora) --  bringing the total number of different species to 88. Photos and more information are at Caitlin’s blog, http://northwestbutterflies.blogspot.com/.

Wildlife Area Tour
Dale Swedberg, Wildlife Area Manager, gives you a brief video tour on the types of activities and wildlife viewing opportunities available at the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

Bats of the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area
Eric Larsen, WDFW biologist, gives viewers great information about bats and shows how biologists capture, measure and record different types of bats throughout the state.