|Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, one of the hidden jewels of the Refuge System, is located on the east slope of the Cascade Mountains at the base of 12,307-ft. Mount Adams in southern Washington. It currently encompasses 6,532 acres of the historic Conboy/Camas lakebeds, a shallow marshy wetland area drained by early settlers.Conifer forests, grasslands, shallow wetlands, and deep water provide homes for deer, elk, beaver, coyote, otter, small rodents, and 150 species of birds, as well as numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish. Bald eagle, greater sand hill crane, and the Oregon spotted frog are species of concern. Refuge visitors enjoy the scenery, hike the Willard Springs trail, and observe wildlife from the county roads that surround and cross the refuge. Hunting is not permitted on the refuge.|
|Facilities: Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge does not provide facilities.|
Best Time To Visit: Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge office a one-person station, and may not be open daily.
Fees: No fees are charged.
Accessibility: Handicap accessibility is not provided.
Directions: To reach Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge from Vancouver start out going west on E Fourth Plain Blvd. for 0.1 miles. Merge onto I-5 S toward Portland for 0.9 miles. Merge onto WA-14 E via exit 1A toward Camas for 5.8 miles. Merge onto I-205 S via exit 6 toward N.E. Portland for 4.8 miles. Merge onto I-84 E via exit 22 toward The Dalles for 55.5 miles. Take exit 64 toward OR-35 for 0.1 miles. Turn left onto Button Bridge Rd for 0.1 miles. US-30 becomes Hood River Bridge (Portions toll) for 1.0 miles. Turn left onto WA-14 for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto WA-141 Alt. for 2.1 miles. Turn slight left onto WA-141 for 7.8 miles. Turn right onto BZ-Glenwood Hwy. for 6.1 miles. Stay straight to go onto BZ Glenwood Hwy. for 1.2 miles. B Z Corner Glenwood Rd becomes BZ-Glenwood Hwy. for 9.3 miles. Turn left onto Hansen Rd. for 1.0 miles. Turn left onto Lake Rd. for 1.6 miles.
Map: Click here for a map to Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted for Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
|100 Wildlife Refuge Road|
|PO Box 5|
|Glenwood, Washington 98619|
|General: (509) 364-3410|