Wolf Packs in Washington

Annual Survey of Wolves in Washington – 2015

The table below shows the results of an annual survey of wolves documented in Washington in 2015. The survey confirmed the presence of at least 90 wolves in 18 wolf packs with a total of eight successful breeding pairs, reflecting the continued growth of the state’s wolf population. Wildlife managers note that the actual number of wolves in the state is likely higher than those confirmed by the survey.

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Map of Washington State wolf packs.

Recovery Region Confirmed Pack Minimum Count Successful
Breeding Pairs
Eastern Washington Beaver Creek 2 No
Carpenter Ridge  2 No
Dirty Shirt 8 Yes
Goodman Meadows 7 Yes
Huckleberry 5 Yes
Nc'icn (CCT) 5 No
Profanity Peak 7 Yes
Salmo 3 No
Skookum 5 Yes
Smackout 8 Yes
Stranger 2 No
Strawberry (CCT) 4 No
Tucannon 5 Yes
Wedge 3 No
Whitestone (CCT) 2 No
Misc/Lone Wolves 9 No
Northern Cascades Lookout 3 No
Loup Loup 6 Yes
Teanaway 3 No
Misc/Loners 1 No
S Cascades & NW Coast None 0 None
Statewide Total 90 8

CCT = wolf pack managed by Colville Confederated Tribes on the Colville Indian Reservation