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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Fish

Photo: its markings make this steelhead difficult to see from above.

A steelhead swims in the park's irrigation ditch.

NPS

Several species of fish can be found in the park. Carp live in the Mill Pond. Longnose dace, speckled dace, and redside shiners swim in Mill Creek and Doan Creek. There are also steelhead and bull trout.

One of the goals of the Doan Creek restoration project is to provide suitable habitat for steelhead to reproduce.

Did You Know?

singing sparrow

Over 200 different species of birds can be found at Whitman Mission National Historic Site. A large proportion of these are migratory and wintering birds indicating the importance of the 139-acre parcel as a stop over for those species. More...