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Sunnyside-Snake River
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Greg Bjornstrom
Manager
2620 North Commercial Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-2027

 
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

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Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area
Benton City Unit
The Benton City unit comprises 15.52 acres of Yakima riverfront property directly west of the town of Benton City along the Yakima River.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

  • Songbirds
  • Upland Birds
  • Waterfowl
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    In Benton Co., from I-82, take the Benton City exit & head north toward Benton City. Traveling on Hwy 225, at the second 90 degree bend, turn left and continue west. After this street turns north, it becomes 14th street and the parking lot is about a block ahead on the left.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Small gravel parking lot, which may be improved in the future.
    Other Information
    Open 24/7 unless the city changes the ordinances.
    Unique Features
    This is a relatively small parcel with frontage on the Yakima River. Good birding available within the riparian zone. Shoreline fishing available.
    Other Information
    Benton City manages a hiking trail, picnic tables.
     
    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
    Sunnyside-Snake River 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
    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.