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Desert Wildlife Rec. Area, WA

Bureau of Reclamation

Overview

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.

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HUNTING
  • WATER SPORTS

Address:

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Region 2
1550 Alder St. NW
Ephrata,WA,98823
Phone: 509-754-4624

Directions:

South from Ephrata on State Highway 283.

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