Wildlife Area Location

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

Wildlife Areas
Chehalis Wildlife Area
Ferbrache Unit
The 114-acre Ferbrache unit is located five miles southeast of Montesano. This unit is maintained for wintering waterfowl forage, fishing access and a pheasant release site for fall hunting.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Montesano drive west on Hwy 12 approximately 2 miles to Monte Brady road. Drive approximately 1 mile easterly to Brady Loop Road. Turn south on Brady Loop Road and follow signs to parking area.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Established parking area. Restrooms available.
    Unique Features
    This area is a popular pheasant release site and waterfowl hunting site.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
    Chehalis Wildlife Area Management Plan
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    • Bird watching
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • 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.