National Wildlife Refuge
|64 Maple Street
Burbank, WA 99323
Phone Number: (509) 546-8300
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Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge
Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1953. However, on June 9, 2000, the refuge became part of the 197,000-acre Hanford Reach National Monument, which was created when President Bill Clinton signed Proclamation 7319. At the time, the Monument was the first of its kind under U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service management.
Getting There . . .
The refuge is on Washington State Highway 24, southwest from Othello or northeast from Yakima.
The Monument is within a half day drive of three major metropolises (Seattle, Spokane, and Portland) and situated in the "backyard" of the Tri-Cities (Richland, Kennewick, Pasco), Washington, with a population of more than 150,000.
Access roads in the Wahluke Unit are nearly all graveled, with short sections of old pavement. Passenger cars are fine for most roads, with two exceptions; (1) the Saddle Mountain access road may seasonally require high clearance and/or four wheel drive as it ascends up the Mountain; and (2) the WB-10 pond access road is sand/dirt and requires high clearance and/or four-wheel drive.
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