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North Olympic
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Kyle Guzlas
Manager
48 Devonshire Rd.
Montesano, WA 98563
(360) 249-4628 ext. 230

 
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
is REQUIRED
on ALL WDFW Lands

Learn more

 
Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

North Olympic Wildlife Area
Tarboo Unit
The Tarboo unit lies 4.5 miles northeast of Quilcene at the top of Tarboo Bay. It was acquired to protect high quality stream and riparian habitat for salmon and wildlife and to protect the Tarboo-Dabob Bay’s water quality. It includes both conifer and deciduous forests and supports protected species such as bald eagle, northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

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

  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    This area is located at the mouth of Tarboo creek. There is no established parking area or facilities. Use the online mapping feature available on the WDFW web site to locate.
    Unique Features
    For the adventurer this location offers access to mature forest, riparian habitat, and Tarboo bay. Birding should be excellent here on incoming tides.
    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
    DiscoverPass.wa.gov
       OTHER INFORMATION
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
       MAPPING
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
       OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
    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.