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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
A Discover Pass or
Vehicle Access Pass
on ALL WDFW Lands

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Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Johns River Wildlife Area
Humptulips-Grass Creek Unit
The 890-acre Humptulips-Grass Creek unit is located in North Bay at the confluence of the Humptulips River, Grass Creek and Grays Harbor in Grays Harbor County. It is managed for tidal channel and estuary preservation in North Bay, salmon recovery and waterfowl habitat.
Viewing Opportunities


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

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    North from Hoquiam 10.4 mi. on Hwy 109, just before the Humptulips River turn left at Public Fishing Sign, access is at end of gravel rd
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Improved parking area at boat launch Restrooms available
    Unique Features
    This area is located near the mouth of the Humptulips River estuary. No maintained trails exist. Best accessed by boat or by the adventuring brush buster. Area is a popular water fowling and fishing site with excellent birding opportunities.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
    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
    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.