Desert Wildlife Rec. Area

Description:

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.

Directions:

South from Ephrata on State Highway 283.

Phone:

509-754-4624

Email:

Address:

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 2 1550 Alder St. NW Ephrata, WA 98823

Activities:

Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Hunting Water Sports

Organization:

BOR - Bureau of Reclamation

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