Johns River
Wildlife Area Location

Jim Gerchak
4686 Wishkah Road
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 533-5676
(360) 538-2975 fax

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Johns River Wildlife Area
Oregon Silverspot Butterfly Recovery Unit
The Oregon Silverspot Butterfly Recovery unit is 50 acres located two miles south of Klipsan Beach. It is adjacent to the west side of Loomis Lake in Pacific County. The property provides some of the last remaining salt-spray meadows with preferred forbs (violets) for the butterflies.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Butterflies
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    North from downtown Long Beach beginning at Bolstad Street 6.2 mi on Hwy 103, Right at Public Fishing sign, access at end of road
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Improved parking Restrooms
    Unique Features
    Site is intended for future Oregon Silver Spot Butterfly restoration. This Butterfly is considered endangered by the state of Washington and is listed as threatened by the federal government.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking. Access to this area is primarily for fishing.
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    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.