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Wells
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Dan Peterson
Manager
54 Moe Rd.
Brewster, WA 98812
(509) 686-4305
(509) 686-7604 fax

 
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

Learn more

 
Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Wells Wildlife Area
Okanogan Unit
The Okanogan Unit is partially owned by the Douglas County PUD and includes about 100 acres of shrubsteppe, wetland and riparian habitat. It is located about one mile north of the Columbia River. Its wetland and the adjacent Okanogan River provide habitat for waterfowl and other water birds. Upland game birds occurring on the unit include ring-necked pheasant, California quail and grey partridge.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

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

  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Butterflies
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Highway 97 at the Okanogan River Bridge located at the mouth of the Okanogan, turn north on the old Monse Road (East of the Okanogan River). Proceed about 1 mile. The Unit is located between the road and the Okanogan River.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    None.
     
    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
    Wells 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
    • Boating
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Hunting
    • Nordic skiing and snowshoeing
    • Trapping
    • 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.