Sunnyside-Snake River
Wildlife Area Location

Phillip Buser
2620 North Commercial Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-2028

Wildlife Areas
Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area
Benton City Unit
The Benton City unit comprises 15.52 acres of Yakima riverfront property directly west of the town of Benton City along the Yakima River.
Viewing Opportunities


  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Waterfowl
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    In Benton Co., from I-82, take the Benton City exit & head north toward Benton City. Traveling on Hwy 225, at the second 90 degree bend, turn left and continue west. After this street turns north, it becomes 14th street and the parking lot is about a block ahead on the left.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Small gravel parking lot, which may be improved in the future.
    Other Information
    Open 24/7 unless the city changes the ordinances.
    Unique Features
    This is a relatively small parcel with frontage on the Yakima River. Good birding available within the riparian zone. Shoreline fishing available.
    Other Information
    Benton City manages a hiking trail, picnic tables.
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    Green Dot Maps
    No activities currently listed for this Unit.

    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.