Places to Go

There are countless ways to get outside in Washington. Whether hunting, fishing, wildlife watching, hiking, horseback riding, boating, or camping, the Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to make it easy for you to do the things you love, from Puget Sound and the Pacific coast to the Columbia Basin and the rolling hills of the Palouse.

Ponderosa pines

Places news & important dates

Sunrise at L.T. Murray Wildlife Area
Explore the L.T. Murray Wildlife Area

Located in Kittitas County, the L.T. Murray Wildlife Area has a variety of landscapes and serves as important winter habitat for deer and elk. Learn how the Department works with partners like Back Country Horsemen of Washington to manage this important land.

Boats moored in Pleasant Harbor
Improving access and preserving heritage

View a story map about the Pleasant Harbor Water Access Area and learn more about the opportunities and benefits WDFW land management facilitates for the public, wildlife, and habitats.