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Johns River
Wildlife Area Location

Jim Gerchak
4686 Wishkah Road
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 533-5676
(360) 538-2975 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
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Vehicle Access Pass
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Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Johns River Wildlife Area
Johns River Wildlife AreaThe Johns River Wildlife Area covers more than 6,700 acres, managed in 15 units located near the Pacific coast on the Olympic Peninsula. Its estuary and wetland habitats support a diversity of wildlife, from big and small game species to songbirds, as well as native fish populations, some federally endangered. Units are managed either for recreation associated with fish and wildlife or for the protection of specific species and their habitats.
How to Get Here
For driving directions and more information on this Wildlife Area's units, please click on the links below:
  • Chinook
  • Duck Lake (Ocean Shores)
  • Elk River
  • Humptulips-Grass Creek
  • Johns River
  • Nemah River-Estuary
  • Ocean Park
  • Ocean Shores Airport
  • Oregon Silverspot Butterfly Recovery
  • Oyhut
  • Palix
  • Smith Creek-North River
  • South Grays Harbor
  • Willapa Estuary (Willapa Slough)
  • Willapa Wetlands (Potter's Slough)
  • Wildlife Area Map
     Wildlife Area Map - Click to enlarge
    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
    Johns River 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