Reptiles and Amphibians

Pacific Tree Frog

Several amphibian and reptile species are found on the refuge, including long-toed salamander, northwestern salamander, rough-skinned newt, western toad, Pacific tree frog, bullfrog (introduced), western fence lizard, western skink, rubber boa, western yellow-belly racer, northwestern garter snake and valley (common) garter snake.

In 1992, biologists found the Oregon spotted frog here, in healthy numbers, making Conboy Lake one of only four such populations in Washington.  Spotted frogs occur in only 10-22% of their historic range in Washington, prompting a listing of this amphibian as a State endangered species. Please see the focus species section on the Oregon spotted frog for more information.