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Featured Wildlife Area: Sinlahekin Wildlife Area

Okanogan Country | 05/13/2019 | Hiking, Methow Valley, Scenic View Points, Side Trips, State & Local Parks, The Great Outdoors, Wildlife Viewing

The Sinlahekin Wildlife Area is located within the Sinlahekin Valley. It offers a variety of fishing and recreational opportunities thanks to natural lakes, ponds, and man-made impoundments. 

  • 11 miles of trails
  • 200 feet of elevation gain
  • Hiking season: Spring, Summer, Fall


This remarkable 14,000-acre natural area includes riparian, grasslands, shrub-steppe, pine forest, rock cliffs, streams and lakes.v


Year-round: Diverse habitats, vast array of flowering plants, numerous reptiles and amphibians, hawks, eagles, white-tailed deer and diversity of other wildlife.


Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Lands. From HWY 97, at milepost 304.6 turn west onto South Pine Creek Rd. Proceed west about 6 miles where road enters Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.


Watch wildlife from any of the 6 viewing blinds; investigate wildlife habitats one step at a time via 11-mile nature trail, or fish the lakes.

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