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Wildlife Area Location

Brian Boehm
16018 Mill Creek Blvd.
Mill Creek, WA 98012
(425) 327-4869

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
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Snoqualmie Wildlife Area
Corson Natural Unit
The Corson Natural Area is 160 acres of bottomland just north of Lake Stevens in a rural residential area. It was last logged and cleared in the 1950s. The previous owner, who gave it to WDFW in 1976 for wildlife habitat enhancement and non-hunting public use, built a one-acre and an eight-acre pond, and maintained about seven acres of clearings, which are still present today. The remainder is second growth forest of mixed deciduous/coniferous tree with red alder. Catherine Creek cuts through the northeastern corner. In the last 15 years, volunteer groups have cleared the alder trees and brush to plant about eight acres of coniferous trees. A contract farmer planted the seven-acre agricultural field in barley for wildlife use. There is a trail, one observation blind, but no developed public access.

Closed to the public but occasionally wildlife viewing excursions are sponsored by Audubon.

Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    No information available.
    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
    Snoqualmie Wildlife Area Management Plan
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    • Bird watching
    • Group events and tours
    • Hiking
    • 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.