Olympic
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Shane Belson
Manager
1111 Washington St SE
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 902-2812

 
Wildlife Areas
Olympic Wildlife Area
Anderson Homestead Unit
The Anderson Homestead unit is 41 acres located five miles south of Forks in Clallam County. The unit is managed as elk winter forage habitat and riparian habitat. Reseeding and fertilizing are conducted to improve elk forage.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Mammals

  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Butterflies
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Wildflowers
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Forks, drive south on Hwy 101 approximately 4 miles to Furman road. Turn right on Furman road .3 miles (end of road) to gate.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Unimproved parking No Restrooms
    Unique Features
    This site has managed elk meadows, riparian habitat and access by foot to Bogachiel River. Roosevelt elk and Black-tailed deer use the meadows year round. Best times to see are early morning and late evening. Eagles, Osprey, and Dippers are common along the river. Numerous songbirds use the diverse habitat provided at this area.
    Other Information
    No overnight camping or parking.
     
       OTHER INFORMATION
    Olympic Wildlife Area Management Plan
    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
    • Bird watching
    • Dog walking
    • 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.