- WATER SPORTS
Desert Wildlife Rec. Area, WA
Bureau of Reclamation
This area includes Winchester Reservoir, Winchester Wasteway, Frenchman Hills Wasteway, and numerous small ponds and marshes. Fishing is year-round for yellow perch, crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and rainbow trout. Access is limited in some areas. Boat motors are prohibited seasonally on Winchester Wasteway. Some sites have restrooms and boat ramps.
Address:Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
1550 Alder St. NW
Directions:South from Ephrata on State Highway 283.