Washington

River County Reach Length (miles) Description Potential Classification ORVs Watershed (HUC Code 8) Year Listed/ Updated Other State
American River Yakima Confluence with Rainier Fork to confluence with Bumping River 19 Originates in broad, glaciated valley and flows through a narrow, winding canyon accentuated by precipitous, andesite cliffs. Cascading rapids, riffles, and white water. Scenic Scenic Naches 1993
American River Yakima Headwaters at American Lake to confluence with Rainier Fork in SE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.16 N., R.11 E. 6 Originates in broad, glaciated valley and flows through a narrow, winding canyon accentuated by precipitous, andesite cliffs. Cascading rapids, riffles, and white water. Scenic Scenic Naches 1993
Baker River Whatcom Headwaters in North Cascades National Park near Perfect Pass in NE 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.39 N., R.11 E. to Blum Creek 12 Excellent winter range for deer and elk, along with bald and golden eagles. Sockeye, coho and summer and fall chinook. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Baker River Whatcom Blum Creek to Baker Lake 2 Excellent winter range for deer and elk, along with bald and golden eagles. Sockeye, coho and summer and fall chinook. Scenic Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Beckler River King, Snohomish Headwaters of Beckler at Jack Pass in NW 1/4 of Section 31, R.28N., R.12E. to the confluence with South Fork Skykomish 14 A major western Washington river accessible by highway, close to large urban population. Highly scenic mountain valley. Exceptional boulder and floodway zones. Clear water with rapids, cascades and falls in upper reaches. Braided streamway corridor with outstanding accretion beaches and gravel bars in lower reaches. Substantial runs of anadromous fish and high wildlife diversity. Supports wide variety of recreational boating. Portions are in the State Scenic and Recreational Rivers System. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Big Beaver Creek Whatcom Entire segment within North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area 16 Views of adjacent high country including mountain peaks, forested slopes, and old growth forests. Maintained trail for hiking. Diverse wildlife. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1998
Bogachiel River Clallam, Jefferson The entire mainstem from source to the Olympic National Park Boundary 26 Undisturbed rain forest, thick mountain forests, broad river valley with views of ridges and peaks. Hiking, camping, fishing, and nature study. Good populations of anadromous salmon, steelhead and resident whitefish. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Bogachiel River Clallam, Jefferson From the Olympic National Park Boundary to the confluence with Soleduck River 22 A major river on the Olympic Peninsula. The upper portion is a pristine mountain river on unroaded national park land, with steep gradients, cascades, falls, and rapids. The lower river is slower, wider and meanders through coastal forest with scattered agricultural and recreation development. Outstanding anadromous fishery. Recreational boating on lower river. Excellent water quality, although clay banks along lower river cause some discoloration. Important habitat for wildlife, including elk and bald eagles. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Bogachiel River, North Fork Clallam, Jefferson Headwaters to confluence with Main Fork (all within the Olympic National Park) 8 Undisturbed rain forest, thick mountain forests, broad river valley with views of ridges and peaks. Hiking, camping, fishing, and nature study. Good populations of anadromous salmon, steelhead and resident whitefish. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Boulder River Snohomish Boulder River Wilderness boundary to confluence with North Fork Stillaguamish River 6 Spawning and rearing habitat for fall chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, as well as, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Black-tailed deer, bald eagles, and mountain goat. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Stillaguamish 1993
Boulder River Snohomish Headwaters in SW 1/4 of Sec. 7, T.31 N., R.9 E. to Boulder River Wilderness boundary 9 Spawning and rearing habitat for fall chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, as well as, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Black-tailed deer, bald eagles, and mountain goat. Wild Fish, Wildlife Stillaguamish 1993
Buck Creek Skagit, Snohomish Headwaters in NE 1/4 of Sec. 4, T.33 N., R.12 E. to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary 10 Spawning habitat of spring chinook and coho salmon. Also Dolly Varden population. Scenic Fish Sauk 1993
Buck Creek Skagit, Snohomish Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to confluence with Suiattle River 1 Spawning habitat of spring chinook and coho salmon. Also Dolly Varden population. Scenic Fish Sauk 1993
Cady Creek, West Snohomish Headwaters in NE 1/4 of Sec. 13, T.28 N., R.12 E. to bridge in Sec. 21, T.28 N., R.12 E. 5 Wild Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Cady Creek, West Snohomish Bridge to confluence with North Fork Skykomish River 3 Recreational Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Calawah River, South Fork Clallam Entire segment within Olympic National Park 17 Heavy, undisturbed rain forest, narrow river canyon, unpenetrated wilderness. Cross-country hiking, camping, fishing, and nature study. Numerous wildlife. Wild Scenic Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Cameron Creek Jefferson, Clallam Entire segment within ONP (Headwaters to the confluence with Gray Wolf Creek) 10 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympic Mountains, snowfields,whitewater, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon and other fish species. Wild Recreational, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Canyon Creek Snohomish Confluence of North and South Forks of Canyon Creek to the confluence with the South Fork Stillaguamish River 12 Chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon and summer and winter steelhead. Canyon Creek contains dense stands of large timber and old-growth. Extensive black-tail deer winter range.\ Recreational Fish, Wildlife, Other Stillaguamish 1993
Canyon Creek Whatcom Pasayten Wilderness Boundary to point on range line between Sec. 12, R.14 E. and Sec. 17, R.16 E. 10 View of high mountain ridges and peaks. Provides wide variety of non-motorized recreation opportunities. Important spawning habitat for bull, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic Stillaguamish 1993
Canyon Creek Whatcom Point on range line between Sec. 12, R.14 E. and Sec. 17, R.16 E. to confluence with Ruby Creek in NE 1/4 of Sec. 12, T.37 N., R.14 E. 1 View of high mountain ridges and peaks. Provides wide variety of non-motorized recreation opportunities. Important spawning habitat for bull, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic Stillaguamish 1993
Canyon Creek, South Fork Snohomish Headwaters of South Fork Canyon Creek in NE 1/4 of Section 5, T.30N., R.9E., to the Boulder River Wilderness boundary 1 Chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon and summer and winter steelhead. Canyon Creek contains dense stands of large timber and old-growth. Extensive black-tail deer winter range.\ Wild Fish, Wildlife, Other Stillaguamish 1993
Canyon Creek, South Fork Snohomish Boulder River Wilderness boundary to the confluence with North Fork of Canyon Creek 343 Chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon and summer and winter steelhead. Canyon Creek contains dense stands of large timber and old-growth. Extensive black-tail deer winter range.\ Scenic Fish, Wildlife, Other Stillaguamish 1993
Carbon River Pierce Headwaters on Carbon Glacier on NW slopes of Mt. Ranier to Ipsut 4 Dramatic views of Mt. Rainier; numerous cascades and waterfalls. Chinook, pink, chum and coho salmon spawn and rear. Wild Recreational, Scenic Puyallup 1993
Carbon River Pierce Ipsut Creek Campground to the Mt. Rainier Boundary near the Ranger Station 5 Dramatic views of Mt. Rainier; numerous cascades and waterfalls. Chinook, pink, chum and coho salmon spawn and rear. Scenic Recreational, Scenic Puyallup 1993
Carbon River Pierce Mt. Rainier Boundary near the Carbon River Ranger Station to the confluence with the Puyallup River 24 Wide, cascading, boulder strewn river. Outstanding views of Mt. Rainier. Hiking, camping, and nature viewing. Recreation Fish, Scenic Puyallup 1993
Chilliwack River Whatcom Entire segment within North Cascades National Park 15 Maintained backcountry trail follows much of river. Offers spectacular views of adjacent high country. Supports variety of native fish and wildlife. Wild Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Sumas River 1993
Chiwawa River Chelan Headwaters to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary in SE 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.30 N., R.16 E. 7 Towering mountain peaks, extensive snowfields and imposing valley walls with numerous rocky areas. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, and pleasure driving. Run of wild, unsupplemented spring chinook salmon. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic Wenatchee 1982/ 1993
Chiwawa River Chelan Goose Creek to confluence with Wenatchee River in NE 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.26 N., R.17 E. 6 Towering mountain peaks, extensive snowfields and imposing valley walls with numerous rocky areas. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, and pleasure driving. Run of wild, unsupplemented spring chinook salmon. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic Wenatchee 1982/ 1993
Chiwawa River Chelan Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to Goose Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 13, T.27 N., R.17 E. 28 Towering mountain peaks, extensive snowfields and imposing valley walls with numerous rocky areas. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, and pleasure driving. Run of wild, unsupplemented spring chinook salmon. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic Wenatchee 1982/ 1993
Cispus River Lewis, Skamania Source in Goat Rocks Wilderness in SW 1/4 of Sec. 27, T.12 N., R.11 E to Goat Rocks Wilderness boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 24, T.11 N., R.10 E 8 Large conifers and tower rock, a unique geologic feature. Very popular for rafting. Major travel route used by Native Americans. Prehistoric sites. Wild Cultural, Recreational, Scenic, Other Upper Cowlitz 1993
Cispus River Lewis, Skamania Goat Rocks Wilderness boundary to Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.11 N., R.7 E. 37 Large conifers and tower rock, a unique geologic feature. Very popular for rafting. Major travel route used by Native Americans. Prehistoric sites. Scenic Cultural, Recreational, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Cispus River Lewis, Skamania Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary to confluence with Cowlitz River in SE 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.12 N., R.6 E. 8 Large conifers and tower rock, a unique geologic feature. Very popular for rafting. Major travel route used by Native Americans. Prehistoric sites. Scenic Cultural, Recreational, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Cle Elum River Kittitas Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to private land boundary at north section line of Sec. 3, T.23 N., R.14 E. 2 Rugged peaks and steep slopes, combined with thick forests of old growth conifer and hardwoods. Deep pools and cascading rapids, riffles and waterfalls. Cultural ties with Yakima Indian Nation and substantial mining history. Scenic Cultural, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Cle Elum River Kittitas Headwaters to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary in NW 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.24 N., R.14 E. 5 Rugged peaks and steep slopes, combined with thick forests of old growth conifer and hardwoods. Deep pools and cascading rapids, riffles and waterfalls. Cultural ties with Yakima Indian Nation and substantial mining history. Wild Cultural, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Cle Elum River Kittitas Salmon La Sac Bridge to head of Lake Cle Elum Reservoir 6 Rugged peaks and steep slopes, combined with thick forests of old growth conifer and hardwoods. Deep pools and cascading rapids, riffles and waterfalls. Cultural ties with Yakima Indian Nation and substantial mining history. Recreation Cultural, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Cle Elum River Kittitas Private land boundary to Salmon La Sac Bridge in NW 1/4 of Sec. 16, T.22 N., R.14 E. 8 Rugged peaks and steep slopes, combined with thick forests of old growth conifer and hardwoods. Deep pools and cascading rapids, riffles and waterfalls. Cultural ties with Yakima Indian Nation and substantial mining history. Scenic Cultural, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Clear Creek Skamania Middle of Sec. 20, T.8 N., R.7 E. to confluence with Muddy River in SE 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.7 N., R.6 E. 5 Upper section flows through deeply incised rock gorges in deep green forest setting to more open lower section. Number of waterfalls and plunge pools. Opportunities for solitude and isolation. Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Clear Creek Skamania From the Trail 80 crossing in NW 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.9 N., R.7 E. to middle of Sec. 20, T.8 N., R.7 E 6 Upper section flows through deeply incised rock gorges in deep green forest setting to more open lower section. Number of waterfalls and plunge pools. Opportunities for solitude and isolation. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Clearwater River Pierce Headwaters in Clearwater Wilderness in T.18N., R.8E. to the Clearwater Wilderness boundary 5 Extensive black-tailed deer and elk winter range and northern spotted owl in upper river drainage. Chinook and coho spawn and rear. Wild Fish, Wildlife Puyallup 1993
Clearwater River Pierce Clearwater Wilderness boundary to the confluence with White River 7 Extensive black-tailed deer and elk winter range and northern spotted owl in upper river drainage. Chinook and coho spawn and rear. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Puyallup 1993
Columbia River Benton, Franklin, Grant, Yakima From Priest Rapids Dam downstream to slack water at McNary Pool (Lake Wallula) 62 The Hanford Reach is the only remaining significant free-flowing section of the Columbia River in the United States, and it represents the most diverse fish and wildlife habitat on the mid Columbia River. The area is used by bald eagles, peregrine falcons, Canada geese, and an assortment of other species, as well as a large variety of fish types. Largely undeveloped, it flows through the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. A large number of archaeological sites have been identified. Cultural, Fish, Wildlife Upper Columbia-Priest Rapids 1982
Cowlitz River Lewis From its source at the Junction of Clear Forks Cowlitz in NW 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.14 N., R.10 E. to Riffe Lake in SW 1/4 of Sec. 3, T.11 N., R.5 E. 47 Fixed channel and looped meandering river draining the southeast slopes of Mt. Rainier, and carrying significant amounts of glacial debris; being a fine example of an outwash stream. Excellent fishing resource. Recreational Geologic, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1982/ 1993
Cowlitz River, Clear Fork Lewis, Yakima Goat Rocks Wilderness boundary to the confluence with Ohanapecosh River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.14 N., R.10 E. 10 Alpine panoramas to deep forested canyons to gravel bar-floodplain openings. Contains distinctive palisades, most spectacular columnar and site formations in region. Scenic Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Cowlitz River, Clear Fork Lewis, Yakima Headwaters in Goat Rocks Wilderness in SE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.12 N., R.11 E. to Goat Rocks Wilderness boundary in SE 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.13 N., R.11 E. 8 Wild Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Deception Creek King Headwaters at Trico Lake in SW 1/4 of Sec. 5, T.24 N., R.14 E to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary 9 Black-tailed deer, black bears, furbearer habitat, and spotted owls. Within Stevens Pass Historic District which recognizes Great Northern Railroad in constructing route across Cascades. Wild Historic, Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Deception Creek King Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to confluence with Tye River 1 Black-tailed deer, black bears, furbearer habitat, and spotted owls. Within Stevens Pass Historic District which recognizes Great Northern Railroad in constructing route across Cascades. Recreation Historic, Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Deer Creek Skagit, Snohomish Headwaters near Coney Pass in SW 1/4 of Section 23, T.33N., R.8E. to its confluence with the North Fork Stillaguamish River 24 Supports excellent black-tailed deer winter range and northern spotted owl habitat. Known for its famous summer steelhead run. Fall and spring chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon and resident trout inhabit the creek. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Stillaguamish 1993
Diobsud Creek Whatcom, Skagit South section line of Sec. 24 to confluence with Skagit River 3 Black-tailed deer, bears, and mountain goats. High quality fishing opportunity. Recreation Recreational, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Diobsud Creek Whatcom, Skagit Headwaters on Mt. Watson in SE 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.37 N., R.9 E. to south section line of Sec. 24, T.36 N., R.10 E. 9 Black-tailed deer, bears, and mountain goats. High quality fishing opportunity. Wild Recreational, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Dosewallips River Jefferson From Claywood Lake in Olympic National Park to Station Creek (SE 1/4 of Section 15, T.26N., R.4W.) 14 Mountain meadows, lakes, snowfields, mountain peaks, tumbling water and river canyons. Four salmon species, steelhead and cutthroat trout. Wild Fish, Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Dosewallips River Jefferson Station Creek to Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary (SW 1/4 of Section 24, T.26N., R.4W.) 2 High scenic values, especially of the surrounding Olympic Mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear water and unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades, and small waterfalls. Dense forestation and good outcrop examples of Olympic Peninsula geology. Rises in Olympic National Park. Some kayaking in lowest reaches. Scenic Fish, Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Dosewallips River Jefferson Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary to the National Forest/private boundary (NE 1/4 of Section 25, T.26N., R.3W.) 8 High scenic values, especially of the surrounding Olympic Mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear water and unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades, and small waterfalls. Dense forestation and good outcrop examples of Olympic Peninsula geology. Rises in Olympic National Park. Some kayaking in lowest reaches. Recreation Fish, Scenic Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Dosewallips River Jefferson Olympic National Forest/private boundary to Hood Canal 6 High scenic values, especially of the surrounding Olympic Mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear water and unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades, and small waterfalls. Dense forestation and good outcrop examples of Olympic Peninsula geology. Rises in Olympic National Park. Some kayaking in lowest reaches. Recreation Fish, Scenic Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Downey Creek Skagit, Snohomish Headwaters on Lizard Mtn. in T.33 N., R.13 E. to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary 10 Diverse population of fish including spring chinook, coho salmon, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Northern spotted owl habitat. Wild Fish, Wildlife Sauk 1993
Downey Creek Skagit, Snohomish Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to confluence with Suiattle River 1 Diverse population of fish including spring chinook, coho salmon, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Northern spotted owl habitat. Scenic Fish, Wildlife Sauk 1993
Duckabush River Jefferson Headwaters near O'Neil Pass in Olympic National Park to Olympic national Park/Olympic National forest boundary 14 Mountain meadows, snowfields, major Olympic peaks, waterfalls, cascading water, river gorges, old-growth forests. Salmon, steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Duckabush River Jefferson National Park/National Forest boundary (NE 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.25 N., R.4 W.) to The Brothers Wilderness boundary near Little Hump (NE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.25 N., R. 3W.) 5 Scenic views of surrounding Olympic mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear, unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades and waterfalls. Sub-alpine meadows in the upper valley reach and very heavy forestation in the lower reaches. Rises in Olympic National Park. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Duckabush River Jefferson Wilderness boundary near Little Hump (NE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.25 N., R.3 W.) to Olympic National Forest bounday (NE 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.25 N., R.2 W.) 5 Scenic views of surrounding Olympic mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear, unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades and waterfalls. Sub-alpine meadows in the upper valley reach and very heavy forestation in the lower reaches. Rises in Olympic National Park. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Duckabush River Jefferson National Forest boundary (NE 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.25 N., R.2 W.) to Hood Canal (NE 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.25 N., R.2 W.) 2 Scenic views of surrounding Olympic mountains. Undeveloped, wilderness stream; clear, unrestricted flow with numerous rapids, cascades and waterfalls. Sub-alpine meadows in the upper valley reach and very heavy forestation in the lower reaches. Rises in Olympic National Park. Recreational Fish, Geologic, Scenic Hood Canal 1982/ 1993
Dungeness River Jefferson, Clallam Confluence of Milk Creek and Heather Creek (NE 1/4 of Sec. 22, T.27 N., R.4 W.) to Forest Road 2860 bridge (NW 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.28 N., R.4 W.) 5 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympics, snowfields, cascading water, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon. Wild Fish, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Dungeness River Jefferson, Clallam Forest Road 2860 bridge (NW 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.28 N., R.4 W) to Silver Creek (SW 1/4 of Sec. 19, T.28 N., R.3 W.) 2 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympics, snowfields, cascading water, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon. Scenic Fish, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Dungeness River Jefferson, Clallam Silver Creek (SW 1/4 of Sec. 19, T.28 N., R.3W) to Sleepy Hollow/Gold Creek (NW 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.28 N., R.3 W.) 4 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympics, snowfields, cascading water, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon. Wild Fish, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Dungeness River Jefferson, Clallam Gold Creek/Sleepy Hollow Creek (NW 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.28 N., R.3 W.) to Olympic National Forest boundary (NE 1/4 of Sec. 24, T.29 N., R.4 W.) 6 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympics, snowfields, cascading water, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon. Scenic Fish, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Dungeness River Jefferson, Clallam Olympic National Forest boundary (NE 1/4 of Sec. 24, T.29 N., R.4 W.) to State fish hatchery (NW 1/4 of Sec. 12, T.29 N., R.4 W.) 3 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympics, snowfields, cascading water, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon. Recreational Fish, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Elwha River Jefferson, Clallam Former backwaters of Glines Dam at RM 15 to headwaters and all the tributaries that begin in Olympic National Park 557 Varied forest stands on steep mountain slopes, peaks, meadows, waterfalls, river gorges, deep pools, rapids, and wilderness setting. Hiking, camping, picnicking, boating, and fishing. Wild Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Entiat River Chelan Cottonwood Trailhead to private land boundary 20 Originates in steep glaciated valley with rugged slopes and plunges in cascading rapids, riffles and falls to a meandering course in broader valley. Scenic Scenic Upper Columbia-Entiat 1993
Entiat River Chelan Headwaters to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary in SE 1/4 of Sec. 27, T.30 N., R.17 E. 11 Originates in steep glaciated valley with rugged slopes and plunges in cascading rapids, riffles and falls to a meandering course in broader valley. Wild Scenic Upper Columbia-Entiat 1993
Entiat River Chelan Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to Cottonwood Trailhead in SW 1/4 of Sec. 7, T.29 N., R.18 E. 5 Originates in steep glaciated valley with rugged slopes and plunges in cascading rapids, riffles and falls to a meandering course in broader valley. Wild Scenic Upper Columbia-Entiat 1993
Fisher Creek Whatcom Entire segment within Ross Lake National Recreation Area 13 Provides views of high mountains, rugged peaks, glaciers, water falls, old growth forest, and pristine stream valley. Backcountry trail and several backcountry camps. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Skagit 1993
Foss River King Confluence of East and West Forks of Foss River to confluence with Tye River 5 Has many beautiful water falls. Boating, kayaking, hiking, and camping opportunities with main stem Skykomish one of most outstanding rafting and kayaking rivers. Winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. Provides spawning and rearing habitat for numerous anadromous species. Tye River is in Stevens Pass Historic District which represents efforts to build a transcontinental railroad line. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Grand Creek Jefferson, Clallam Entire segment within ONP (Headwaters to Cameron Creek) 8 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympic Mountains, snowfields, whitewater, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon and other fish species. Wild Recreational, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Grande Ronde River Asotin (Wallowa, OR) From the WSR boundary at Wallowa/Asotin County line downstream to the confluence with the Snake River 39 Long, high volume river flowing through steep canyons of volcanic rocks. Excellent examples of "gooseneck"" meanders. Supports high quality recreational kayaking and rafting during spring runoff. Still accessible to anadromous fish--steelhead and salmon resource. The main river in the major drainage system of northeast Oregon." Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lower Snake-Asotin 1982 OR
Granite Creek Skagit, Whatcom Mouth of Swamp Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 6, T.35 N., R.17 E. to confluence with Ruby Creek in NE 1/4 of Sec. 12, T.37 N., R.14 E. 13 View of spectacular high mountain ridges and peaks. Ross Lake provides resident fish population of statewide importance. Lower portions provide spawning habitat for bull, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Fish, Recreational, Scenic Upper Skagit 1993
Gray Wolf River Jefferson, Clallam Entire segment within ONP (Headwaters to Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary (NW 1/4 of Sec. 17, T.28 N., R.4 W.)) 9 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympic Mountains, snowfields, whitewater, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon and other fish species. Wild Recreational, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Gray Wolf River Jefferson, Clallam Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary (NW 1/4 of Sec. 17, T.28 N., R.4 W.) to Forest Road 2870 (NW 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.29 N., R.3 W.) 7 Forested mountain slopes, spectacular peaks, tarns and high subalpine lakes, numerous streams, glaciers, abundant wildflowers, and wilderness setting. Excellent hiking trails, fishing, and camping. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Gray Wolf River Jefferson, Clallam Forest Road 2870 (NW 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.29 N., R.3 W.) to Dungeness River (SW 1/4 of Sec. 30, T.29 N., R.3 W.) 1 High, open ridges, excellent views of Olympic Mountains, snowfields, whitewater, narrow river canyons. Spring and fall chinook, coho and pink salmon and other fish species. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Green River Lewis, Skamania MSHNVM boundary to MSHNVM boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 32, T.11 N., R.5 E. 5 Segments within or adjacent to nationally significant Mount St. Helens NVM. Opportunities for interpretation of 1980 eruption. Old mines and remnant cabins associated with early mining district. Wild Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Lower Cowlitz 1993
Green River Lewis, Skamania MSHNVM boundary to point river reenters the MSHNVM in SE 1/4 of Sec. 11, T.10 N., R.5 E. 5 Segments within or adjacent to nationally significant Mount St. Helens NVM. Opportunities for interpretation of 1980 eruption. Old mines and remnant cabins associated with early mining district. Scenic Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Lower Cowlitz 1993
Green River Lewis, Skamania Source in SE 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.10 N., R.6 E. to Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 20, T.10 N., R.6 E. 3 Segments within or adjacent to nationally significant Mount St. Helens NVM. Opportunities for interpretation of 1980 eruption. Old mines and remnant cabins associated with early mining district. Wild Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Lower Cowlitz 1993
Greenwater River Pierce Headwaters on Castle Mountain in SW 1/4 of Section 5, T.17N., R.11E. to Norse Peak Wilderness boundary 9 Principal spawning area for spring chinook. Historic cross-country travel route. Recreation Cultural, Fish, Historic Puyallup 1993
Greenwater River Pierce Norse Peak Wilderness boundary to the confluence with White River 14 Principal spawning area for spring chinook. Historic cross-country travel route. Wild Cultural, Fish, Historic Puyallup 1993
Hamma Hamma River Mason Forest Road 25 bridge to Lena Creek 6 Wide, steep sided valley with distant views of slopes and peaks. Diversity of vegetation offers seasonal color. Scenic Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Hamma Hamma River Mason Olympic National Forest boundary to Hood Canal 6 Wide, steep sided valley with distant views of slopes and peaks. Diversity of vegetation offers seasonal color. Recreation Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Hamma Hamma River Mason Murdock Lakes (NE 1/4 of Section 16, T.24N., R.5W.) to the bridge across the Hamma Hamma on Forest Road 25 2 Wide, steep sided valley with distant views of slopes and peaks. Diversity of vegetation offers seasonal color. Wild Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Hamma Hamma River Mason Lena Creek to Olympic National Forest boundary (SE 1/4 of Section 7, T.24N., R.3W.) 4 Wide, steep sided valley with distant views of slopes and peaks. Diversity of vegetation offers seasonal color. Recreational Scenic Hood Canal 1993
Hoh River Jefferson From Olympic National Park Boundary to the ocean 29 Considerably braided, glacier fed coastal river rising in Olympic National Park. Flows through a highly diverse landscape, including rare rain forest. Sustains considerable fishing and recreation; important winter steelhead resource; canoeing and rafting. Premier example of a high flow, glacial river, with superb scenic values. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Hoh River Jefferson Entire segment within Olympic National Park 28 Spectacular rain forest vegetation, large river, waterfalls, cascades, deep canyons, broad valleys, steep mountain slopes, high alpine peaks. Numerous recreational activities. Scenic/Wild Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Hoh River, South Fork Jefferson Entire segment within Olympic National Park 15 Spectacular rain forest vegetation, large river, waterfalls, cascades, deep canyons, broad valleys, steep mountain slopes, high alpine peaks. Numerous recreational activities. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Humptulips River Grays Harbor US Highway 101 bridge to its mouth in Grays Harbor 23 Good example of a coastal stream rising in higher mountainous regions and flowing through a diversity of landscape types. Upper undeveloped portion is a fixed channel, steep stream, while lower looped meander portion is low gradient. One of the most important winter steelhead resources- excellent recreational fishing resource. Canoeing and kayaking, potential rafting. Recreation Fish Grays Harbor 1982/ 1993
Humptulips River Grays Harbor Junction with East Fork to the US Highway 101 bridge 5 Good example of a coastal stream rising in higher mountainous regions and flowing through a diversity of landscape types. Upper undeveloped portion is a fixed channel, steep stream, while lower looped meander portion is low gradient. One of the most important winter steelhead resources- excellent recreational fishing resource. Canoeing and kayaking, potential rafting. Recreation Fish Grays Harbor 1982/ 1993
Humptulips River, East Fork Grays Harbor Olympic National Forest boundary to confluence with West Fork Humptulips River 14 Good example of a coastal stream rising in higher mountainous regions and flowing through a diversity of landscape types. Upper undeveloped portion is a fixed channel, steep stream, while lower looped meander portion is low gradient. One of the most important winter steelhead resources- excellent recreational fishing resource. Canoeing and kayaking, potential rafting. Recreation Recreational Grays Harbor 1993
Humptulips River, East Fork Grays Harbor Stovepipe Creek (NE 1/4 of Section 9, T.22N., R.8W.) to Olympic National Forest boundary 12 Very high quality recreational values including whitewater kayaking. Scenic Recreational Grays Harbor 1993
Humptulips River, West Fork Grays Harbor Olympic National Forest boundary to the junction with the East Fork Humptulips River 13 Good example of a coastal stream rising in higher mountainous regions and flowing through a diversity of landscape types. Upper undeveloped portion is a fixed channel, steep stream, while lower looped meander portion is low gradient. One of the most important winter steelhead resources- excellent recreational fishing resource. Canoeing and kayaking, potential rafting. Recreation Fish Grays Harbor 1982/ 1993
Humptulips River, West Fork Grays Harbor From unnamed tributary (south bank) locally called Cambell Creek (NW 1/4 of Section 14, T.23N., R.8W.) to Olympic National Forest boundary 8 Coho, chum, and chinook salmon, sea-run cutthroat trout, steelhead and resident cutthroat trout. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic Grays Harbor 1982/ 1993
Humptulips River, West Fork Grays Harbor Headwaters to the unnamed tributary (south bank) locally called Cambell Creek (NW 1/4 of Section 14, T.23N., R.8W.) 14 Coho, chum, and chinook salmon, sea-run cutthroat trout, steelhead and resident cutthroat trout. Recreational, Scenic Grays Harbor 1982
Illabot Creek Skagit From WSR designation at Rockport Cascade Rd to confluence with Skagit River 2 Outstanding due to overall production and species diversity of anadromous fish. Very important habitat for numerous wildlife species including bald eagle and northern spotted owl. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Kettle River Ferry, Stevens Entire Washington portion 34 View of pleasant mosaic of benches, moderate terrain, occasional rock outcrop faces, and grassy slopes. Canoeing and floating opportunities. Recreation Historic, Recreational, Scenic Kettle 1982/ 1993
Kettle River Ferry, Stevens Entire Washington portion 29 View of pleasant mosaic of benches, moderate terrain, occasional rock outcrop faces, and grassy slopes. Canoeing and floating opportunities. Recreation Historic, Recreational, Scenic Kettle 1982/ 1993
Klickitat River Klickitat From the mouth of the Little Klickitat River to confluence with Wheeler Creek 9 Major canyon with high scenic values; fishing and some boating. Important summer Washington steelhead fishing stream. Fish, Geologic, Scenic Klickitat 1982
Klickitat, Upper Klickitat From southern boundary of Yakima Indian Reservation to the mouth of the Little Klickitat 17 Flows through a broad, largely undeveloped canyon. Second largest free-flowing river in state of Washington. Very significant anadromous fishery. Excellent deer wintering range. Remote recreation setting popular for whitewater boating Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Klickitat 1993
Lennox Creek King Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to confluence with North Fork Snoqualmie River 7 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Scenic Fish, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1993
Lennox Creek King Headwaters of Lennox Creek in NW 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.25 N., R.10 E. to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary 0 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Wild Fish, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1993
Lewis River Skamania Base of Adams Glacier in NE 1/4 of Sec. 35, T.9 N., R.10 E. to Mount Adams Wilderness boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 19, T.9 N., R.10 E. 5 Five large waterfalls on river and many waterfalls on side streams. Hiking, trout fishing, and challenging river rafting. Wild Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Lewis River Skamania Mount Adams Wilderness boundary to Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 19, T.7 N., R.7 E. 30 Five large waterfalls on river and many waterfalls on side streams. Hiking, trout fishing, and challenging river rafting. Scenic Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Lewis River Skamania Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary to maximum pool of Swift Reservoir in NW 1/4 of Sec. 35, T.7 N., R. 6 E. 3 Five large waterfalls on river and many waterfalls on side streams. Hiking, trout fishing, and challenging river rafting. Recreation Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Lewis River, East Fork Clark, Skamania Source in SW 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.4 N., R.6 E. to Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 24, T.4 N., R.4 E. 11 Outstanding producer of native steelhead. Supports a variety of other anadromous and resident fish. One of most popular recreation n rivers in southwest Washington with water-oriented activities such as rafting, kayaking, fishing, and boating. Scenic Fish, Recreational Lewis 1993
Lewis River, East Fork Clark, Skamania Lewisville County Park to confluence with Lewis River in SW 1/4 of Sec. 32, T.5 N., R.1 E. 13 Outstanding producer of native steelhead. Supports a variety of other anadromous and resident fish. One of most popular recreation n rivers in southwest Washington with water-oriented activities such as rafting, kayaking, fishing, and boating. Recreation Fish, Recreational Lewis 1993
Lewis River, East Fork Clark, Skamania GPNF boundary to Lewisville County Park in SE 1/4 of Sec. 22, T.4 N., R.2 E. 19 Outstanding producer of native steelhead. Supports a variety of other anadromous and resident fish. One of most popular recreation n rivers in southwest Washington with water-oriented activities such as rafting, kayaking, fishing, and boating. Recreation Fish, Recreational Lewis 1993
Little Wenatchee River Chelan From falls just below Riverside Campground in SW 1/4 of Section 11, T.27N., R.15E. to outlet of Lake Wenatchee 9 Successfully reproducing, natural sockeye salmon run. Scenic Fish Wenatchee 1993
Little White Salmon River Skamania 300 yards downstream of County Rd. 41 bridge in NE 1/4 of Sec. 11, T.3 N., R.9 E. to NE 1/4 of Sec. 26, T.3 N., R.9 E. 3 Narrow stream gorge with views from water edge ranging from green conifer forests to tan bunch grass slopes. Flows through rapid progression of chutes, cascades, and short plunge pools. Wild Recreational, Scenic Middle Columbia-Hood 1993
Lost River Okanogan Mouth of Rampart Creek to Pasayten Wilderness Boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.37 N., R.19 E. 11 Runs through high, open alpine setting and natural appearing forest setting. Portions in deep gorge with variety of geologic formations. Important summer/winter range for mountain goats and important deer migration route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Lost River Okanogan Pasayten Wilderness Boundary to point just north of Lost River Bridge in SE 1/4 of Sec. 32, T.37 N., R.19 E. 3 Runs through high, open alpine setting and natural appearing forest setting. Portions in deep gorge with variety of geologic formations. Important summer/winter range for mountain goats and important deer migration route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Lost River Okanogan Point just north of Lost River Bridge to confluence with Methow River 0 Runs through high, open alpine setting and natural appearing forest setting. Portions in deep gorge with variety of geologic formations. Important summer/winter range for mountain goats and important deer migration route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Methow River Okanogan Mouth of Brush Creek to Rattlesnake Creek in SW 1/4 of Sec. 2, T.36 N., R.18 E. 7 From narrowly incised valley to pastoral valley with distant view of cascade peaks. Important habitat for mountain goat and mule deer herds. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook, summer steelhead. Wide variety of recreational activities. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River Okanogan Rattlesnake Creek to private land boundary near Lost River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 5, T.36 N., R.19 E. 3 A long river which drains the northern portion of the eastern slope Cascades. Headwaters are in a narrowly incised valley on mostly unroaded national forest land, while most of the valley is privately owned agricultural land. The pastoral valley, combined with the nearby backdrop of Cascade peaks, makes the river visually appealing. Scenery form the river itself is relatively natural because of streamside vegetation and cliffs. Supports a wide range of recreational boating. A major anadromous/resident fishing stream with excellent pool/riffle ratio and clear water. A major wintering area for big game and raptors, including bald eagle. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River Okanogan Private land boundary near Lost River to Okanogan National Forest Boundary near Little Boulder Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 31, T.36N., R.20 E. 11 A long river which drains the northern portion of the eastern slope Cascades. Headwaters are in a narrowly incised valley on mostly unroaded national forest land, while most of the valley is privately owned agricultural land. The pastoral valley, combined with the nearby backdrop of Cascade peaks, makes the river visually appealing. Scenery form the river itself is relatively natural because of streamside vegetation and cliffs. Supports a wide range of recreational boating. A major anadromous/resident fishing stream with excellent pool/riffle ratio and clear water. A major wintering area for big game and raptors, including bald eagle. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River Okanogan Okanogan National Forest Boundary to back water of Lake Pateros 65 A long river which drains the northern portion of the eastern slope Cascades. Headwaters are in a narrowly incised valley on mostly unroaded national forest land, while most of the valley is privately owned agricultural land. The pastoral valley, combined with the nearby backdrop of Cascade peaks, makes the river visually appealing. Scenery form the river itself is relatively natural because of streamside vegetation and cliffs. Supports a wide range of recreational boating. A major anadromous/resident fishing stream with excellent pool/riffle ratio and clear water. A major wintering area for big game and raptors, including bald eagle. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River (Chewuch River) Okanogan Mouth of Tungsten Creek to Pasayten Wilderness Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.39 N., R.22 E. 8 High mountain ridges, peaks, and Chewuch Falls. Lynx and mule deer populations. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River (Chewuch River) Okanogan Pasayten Wilderness Boundary to 30-mile Campground in NE 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.38 N., R.22 E. 1 High mountain ridges, peaks, and Chewuch Falls. Lynx and mule deer populations. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River (Chewuch River) Okanogan 30-mile Campground to Okanogan National Forest Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 2, T.35 N., R.21 E. 25 High mountain ridges, peaks, and Chewuch Falls. Lynx and mule deer populations. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Methow River (Chewuch River) Okanogan Okanogan National Forest Boundary to confluence with Methow River 9 High mountain ridges, peaks, and Chewuch Falls. Lynx and mule deer populations. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1982/ 1993
Miller River King Miller River from confluence of East and West Forks of Miller River to confluence with South Fork Skykomish River 3 A major western Washington river accessible by highway, close to large urban population. Highly scenic mountain valley. Exceptional boulder and floodway zones. Clear water with rapids, cascades and falls in upper reaches. Braided streamway corridor with outstanding accretion beaches and gravel bars in lower reaches. Substantial runs of anadromous fish and high wildlife diversity. Supports wide variety of recreational boating. Portions are in the State Scenic and Recreational Rivers System. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Mount Tom Creek Jefferson Entire segment within Olympic National Park 9 Spectacular rain forest vegetation, large river, waterfalls, cascades, deep canyons, broad valleys, steep mountain slopes, high alpine peaks. Numerous recreational activities. Scenic/Wild Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Muddy Fork Cowlitz River Lewis, Pierce Headwaters to upstream of the footbridge 5 Fixed channel and looped meandering river draining the southeast slopes of Mt. Rainier, and carrying significant amounts of glacial debris; being a fine example of an outwash stream. Excellent fishing resource. Wild Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Cowlitz 1993
Muddy Fork Cowlitz River Lewis Footbridge to confluence wiht Nickel Creek 1 Fixed channel and looped meandering river draining the southeast slopes of Mt. Rainier, and carrying significant amounts of glacial debris; being a fine example of an outwash stream. Excellent fishing resource. Scenic Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Cowlitz 1993
Muddy Fork Cowlitz River Lewis Confluence with Nickel Creek to Mt. Raineer Boundary 3 Fixed channel and looped meandering river draining the southeast slopes of Mt. Rainier, and carrying significant amounts of glacial debris; being a fine example of an outwash stream. Excellent fishing resource. Wild Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Cowlitz 1993
Muddy River Skamania (Upper Muddy Segment)Road 83 crossing to confluence with Smith Creek in NW 1/4 of Sec. 15, T.8 N., R.6 E. 3 Waterfalls, cascades, and views of Mount St. Helens. Increasing recreation & interpretation use with emphasis on winter sports Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Muddy River Skamania (Upper Muddy Segment) Source on Shoestring Glacier in SE 1/4 of Sec. 10, T.8 N., R.5 E. to crossing of Forest Service Road 83 in NW 1/4 of Sec. 20, T.8 N., R.6 E. 5 Waterfalls, cascades, and views of Mount St. Helens. Increasing recreation & interpretation use with emphasis on winter sports Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Muddy River Skamania (Muddy Segment)Confluence with Smith Creek to confluence with Lewis River in SE 1/4 of Sec. 24, T.7 N., R.6 E. 11 Waterfalls, cascades, and views of Mount St. Helens. Increasing recreation & interpretation use with emphasis on winter sports Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Napeequa River Chelan Headwaters to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary in Nw 1/4 of Sec. 17, T.28 N., R.16 E. 17 Flows through narrow, glaciated valley characterized by towering mountain peaks, impressive alpine glaciers, extensive snowfields, and rugged granitic outcrops. Wild Geologic, Scenic Wenatchee 1993
Napeequa River Chelan Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to confluence with White River 1 Flows through narrow, glaciated valley characterized by towering mountain peaks, impressive alpine glaciers, extensive snowfields, and rugged granitic outcrops. Recreation Geologic, Scenic Wenatchee 1993
Nisqually River Lewis, Pierce From Nisqually glacier downstream to Alder Reservoir 29 Classic example of Alaska-type glacier fed stream. Cold, silty water in numerous braids, beginning in Mt. Rainer National Park. Course generally broad and shallow with numerous gravel bars and log debris. Essentially undeveloped. Geologic, Scenic Nisqually 1982
Noisy Creek Whatcom Headwaters on Bacon peak in SE 1/4 of Sec. 29, T.27 N., R.10 E. to Baker Lake 6 Deer, bear, mountain goats, bald eagles, osprey and cougar. Supports stands of low elevation old-growth. Wild Wildlife, Other Upper Skagit 1993
Nooksack River, Bell Creek Whatcom, Skagit Bell Creek headwaters on Loomis Mtn. in NE 1/4 of Sec. 23, T.37 N., R.7 E. to confluence with S. Fork Nooksack River 3 Both provide forage and cover for deer and elk. S. Fork provides spawning and rearing habitat for chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, and other fish species. Scenic Fish, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, Middle Fork Whatcom Headwaters on Deming Glacier in NW 1/4 of Section 35, T.38N., R.7E. to Ridley Creek 2 Excellent black-tailed deer, elk, and mountain goat winter range. Wild Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, Middle Fork Whatcom Ridley Creek to the diversion dam in the NE 1/4 of Section 19, T.38N., R.6E. 10 Excellent black-tailed deer, elk, and mountain goat winter range. Scenic Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, Middle Fork Whatcom Diversion dam to the confluence with the North Fork Noosack River 8 Excellent black-tailed deer, elk, and mountain goat winter range. Recreation Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork Whatcom Headwaters in North Cascades National Park in SW 1/4 of Sec. 30. N., R.10 E. to the Mt. Baker Wilderness boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 14. T39 N., R.9 E. 4 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Wild Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork Whatcom Fish hatchery near Kendall, WA to confluence with S.F. Nooksack River 5 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Recreation Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork Whatcom Mt. Baker Wilderness boundary to Nooksack Falls diversion dam 13 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork Whatcom Nooksack Falls power plant to the fish hatchery near Kendall, WA 19 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork Whatcom Nooksack Falls diversion dam to Nooksack Falls power plant 0 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Recreation Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork (Wells Creek) Whatcom Road 33 bridge to the confluence with North Fork Noosack River 4 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Scenic Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, North Fork, (Wells Creek) Whatcom Headwaters at Galena Chain Lakes to the Road 33 bridge, east edge of Section 16, T.39N., R.8E. 4 High flow, glacier-fed river system rising in Mt. Baker-Mt. Shuksan area. Important salmon resource, and good Dolly Varden trout run. Sustains substantial boating use. Winter nesting area for eagles. Many cascades and waterfalls, including Nooksack Falls on the main North Fork. Wild Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, South Fork Whatcom, Skagit Bell Creek to Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie N.F. boundary 5 Both provide forage and cover for deer and elk. S. Fork provides spawning and rearing habitat for chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, and other fish species. Scenic Fish, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, South Fork Whatcom, Skagit Headwaters of South Fork Nooksack in SW 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.37 N., R.7 E. to Bell Creek 3 Both provide forage and cover for deer and elk. S. Fork provides spawning and rearing habitat for chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, and other fish species. Wild Fish, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, South Fork Whatcom, Skagit Saxon Bridge to confluence with N.Fork Nooksack River 13 Both provide forage and cover for deer and elk. S. Fork provides spawning and rearing habitat for chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, and other fish species. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Nooksack River, South Fork Whatcom, Skagit Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie N.F. boundary to Saxon Bridge in SE 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.37 N., R.5 E. 21 Both provide forage and cover for deer and elk. S. Fork provides spawning and rearing habitat for chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, and other fish species. Scenic Fish, Wildlife Nooksack 1982/ 1993
Ohanapecosh River Pierce, Lewis Headwaters below Ohanapecosh Glacier in SW 1/4 of Sec. 35, T.16 N., R.9 E. to confluence with Chinook Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.15 N., R.10 E. 6 Rock gorges, waterfalls, pools and plunges, a geothermal spring, and ancient old-growth forests. River is deeply incised exposing volcanic deposits with lower stretch flowing through geothermal spring. Four distinct periods of prehistoric use. Wild Cultural, Geologic, Historic, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Ohanapecosh River Pierce, Lewis Chinook Creek to Mt. Rainier National Park/Gifford Pinchot National Forest boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.14 N., R.10 E. 7 Rock gorges, waterfalls, pools and plunges, a geothermal spring, and ancient old-growth forests. River is deeply incised exposing volcanic deposits with lower stretch flowing through geothermal spring. Four distinct periods of prehistoric use. Scenic Cultural, Geologic, Historic, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Ohanapecosh River Lewis Park/Forest boundary to confluence with Clear Fork Cowlitz River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 29, T.14 N., R.10 E. 3 Rock gorges, waterfalls, pools and plunges, a geothermal spring, and ancient old-growth forests. River is deeply incised exposing volcanic deposits with lower stretch flowing through geothermal spring. Four distinct periods of prehistoric use. Scenic Cultural, Geologic, Historic, Scenic Upper Cowlitz 1993
Ozette River Clallam Entire segment within Olympic National Park 5 Huge lake, dense coastal forest, meandering stream, Pacific coastal beaches. Excellent year-around hiking and backpacking, fishing and camping. Used by Makah Indians for fishing. Wild Cultural, Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Hoh-Quillayute 1993
Palouse River Whitman, Adams, Franklin From Colfax downstream to the confluence with the Snake River 90 Varies from upper meandered portion to lower canyon with vertical walls cut in Columbia basalt, providing excellent examples of volcanic formations, including Little Palouse and Palouse Falls (185' drop). Geologic Rock 1982
Pasayten River Okanogan Confluence of Holman Creek with West Fork Pasayten and confluence of unnamed tributary draining Fred's Lake to US/Canadian Border 17 Runs through open, high alpine setting to a natural forest setting. Wild Scenic Similkameen 1993
Quartz Creek Skamania Source in SW 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.9 N., R.9 E. to confluence with Straight Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.8 N., R.8 E. 8 Narrow through sections of rock gorge and contains numerous cascades, pools and waterfalls. Numerous very large and attractive western red cedar, Douglas-fir, black cottonwood, and big leaf maple. Wild Scenic Lewis 1993
Quartz Creek Skamania Straight Creek to confluence with Lewis River in SE 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.8 N., R.8 E. 2 Narrow through sections of rock gorge and contains numerous cascades, pools and waterfalls. Numerous very large and attractive western red cedar, Douglas-fir, black cottonwood, and big leaf maple. Scenic Scenic Lewis 1993
Queets River Jefferson Entire segment within Olympic National Park 48 Heavy rain forest vegetation, major river with numerous large and small tributaries, alpine peaks, glaciers, deep canyons, waterfalls. Rich homestead history. Wild Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Queets-Quinault 1993
Quinault River Jefferson The mainstem upstream from RM 44.8 where both banks are in Olympic National Park to the headwaters, and all tributaries 246 Spectacular high mountain peaks with glaciers and permanent snowfields. High waterfalls in tributaries, deep gorges, cascades, and rapids. Numerous recreational activities. Scenic/Wild Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Queets-Quinault 1993
Quinault River, North Fork Jefferson From headwaters to confluence with Quinault River including all tributaries 142 Spectacular high mountain peaks with glaciers and permanent snowfields. High waterfalls in tributaries, deep gorges, cascades, and rapids. Numerous recreational activities. Scenic/Wild Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Queets-Quinault 1993
Rock Creek Whitman, Adams, Franklin Entire length 57 Flows through sparsely vegetated channeled scabland region; stream course includes a series of narrow, natural lakes located in small vertical walled canyons cut in Columbia basalt. Good columnar jointing and other geologic formations. Upper portion essentially undeveloped. Geologic Rock 1993
Royal Creek Clallam, Jefferson Entire segment within Olympic National Park 6 Forested mountain slopes giving way to open meadows and bare rock slopes. Evidence of glaciation. Excellent hiking and cross-country scrambling, rock climbing, fishing, and camping. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Dungeness-Elwha 1993
Ruby Creek Whatcom Ross Lake National Recreation Area Boundary to slack water of Ross Lake in NW 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.37 N., R.15 E. 1 View of spectacular high mountain ridges and peaks. Driving for pleasure, viewing scenery and hiking. Important spawning habitat for Dolly Varden, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic Upper Skagit 1993
Ruby Creek Whatcom Confluence of Canyon and Granite Creeks in NE 1/4 of Sec. 12, T.37 N., R.14 E. to Ross Lake National Recreation Area Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 10, T.37 N., R.14 E. 2 View of spectacular high mountain ridges and peaks. Driving for pleasure, viewing scenery and hiking. Important spawning habitat for Dolly Varden, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic Upper Skagit 1993
Rustler Creek Jefferson Headwaters to confluence with the Quinault River North Fork including all tributaries 48 Spectacular high mountain peaks with glaciers and permanent snowfields. High waterfalls in tributaries, deep gorges, cascades, and rapids. Numerous recreational activities. Scenic/Wild Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Queets-Quinault 1993
Sauk River, South Fork Snohomish Headwaters in SE 1/4 of Section 28, T.29N., R.11E. to Henry M. Jackson Wilderness boundary 2 Dramatic views of rugged mountain peaks. High quality winter range for black-tailed deer. Wild Scenic, Wildlife Sauk 1993
Sauk River, South Fork Snohomish Henry M. Jackson Wilderness boundary to confluence with Elliot Creek 9 Dramatic views of rugged mountain peaks. High quality winter range for black-tailed deer. Wild Scenic, Wildlife Sauk 1993
Silesia Creek Whatcom Headwaters in North Cascades National Park in NW 1/4 of Section 3, T.39N., R.10E. to the Canadian Border 11 Contains large summer range for deer and bear as well as habitat for cougar, bobcats, and mountain goats. Nesting pairs of northern spotted owls. Wild Wildlife Sumas River 1993
Siouxon Creek Skamania NW 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.5 N., R.6 E. to State DNR S-1000 bridge in NE 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.6 N., R.5 E. 11 Subtle beauty below forest canopy and wide variety of water features from pools and riffles to spectacular waterfalls. Hike and view scenery Wild Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Siouxon Creek Skamania State DNR S-1000 bridge to Yale Reservoir in SW 1/4 of Sec. 26, T.6 N., R.4 E. 3 Subtle beauty below forest canopy and wide variety of water features from pools and riffles to spectacular waterfalls. Hike and view scenery Scenic Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Skagit River Whatcom, Skagit Gorge Powerhouse to Ross Lake National Recreation Area/Mt. Baker National Forest boundary 11 Supports diverse fishery population. Various mammals present. Low to moderate gradient stretch of the river with some rapids. Recreational Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Skagit 1993
Skokomish River, North Fork Jefferson, Mason Entire segment within the Olympic National Park 15 Heavily forested mountain slopes, views of snowcapped peaks, swift-flowing river, tranquil pools, wildflower displays, and wilderness setting. Numerous recreational activities. Wild Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Skokomish 1982/ 1993
Skykomish River, North Fork Snohomish Headwaters in NW 1/4 of Sec. 30, T.29 N., R.14 E. to end of F.S. Road #63 in NW 1/4 of Sec. 10, T.28 N., R.12 E 7 Continuously challenging whitewater rafting runs. Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing also popular. Numerous wildlife and fish species. Significant population of bald and golden eagles. Key winter range for black-tailed deer. Populations of chinook, coho and pink salmon and steelhead trout. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Skykomish River, North Fork Snohomish Road end to Troublesome Creek 10 Continuously challenging whitewater rafting runs. Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing also popular. Numerous wildlife and fish species. Significant population of bald and golden eagles. Key winter range for black-tailed deer. Populations of chinook, coho and pink salmon and steelhead trout. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Skykomish River, North Fork Snohomish Troublesome Creek to confluence with S.F. Skykomish 12 Subtle beauty below forest canopy and wide variety of water features from pools and riffles to spectacular waterfalls. Opportunity to hike and view scenery in an undeveloped setting. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Skykomish River, South Fork Snohomish, King Confluence of Tye and Foss Rivers to confluence with Snohomish River 50 Has many beautiful water falls. Boating, kayaking, hiking, and camping opportunities with main stem Skykomish one of most outstanding rafting and kayaking rivers. Winter range for black-tailed deeor and mountain goats. Provides spawning and rearing habitat for numerous anadromous species. Tye River is in Stevens Pass Historic District which represents efforts to build a transcontinental railroad line. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1982/ 1993
Smith Creek Skamania (Smith Creek Segment) Source on Nelson Glacier to confluence with Muddy River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 15, T.8 N., R.6 E. 8 Waterfalls, cascades, and views of Mount St. Helens. Increasing recreation & interpretation use with emphasis on winter sports Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Lewis 1993
Snoqualmie River, Middle Fork King Near community of Tanner to confluence with North Fork Snoqualmie River 5 A fixed channel stream of high and moderate gradients rising from a tarn lake amid alpine meadows and rugged mountain slopes. Essentially undeveloped; excellent whitewater opportunities in lower reaches. Resident fish resource. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1982/ 1993
Snoqualmie River, Middle Fork King WSR designation on the northern boundary of Sec. 11,T.23 N, R.9 E to location near community of Tanner in NW 1/4 of Sec. 13, T.23 N., R.8 E. 7 A fixed channel stream of high and moderate gradients rising from a tarn lake amid alpine meadows and rugged mountain slopes. Essentially undeveloped; excellent whitewater opportunities in lower reaches. Resident fish resource. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1982/ 1993
Snoqualmie River, North Fork King Wagner Bridge to confluence with Middle Fork Snoqualmie River 12 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Scenic Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Snoqualmie River, North Fork King Lennox Creek to Wagner Bridge in NE 1/4 of Sec. 20, T.25 N., R.9 E. 8 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Recreation Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Snoqualmie River, North Fork King Headwaters of North Fork Snoqualmie at Lake Kanim in SE 1/4 of Sec. 11, T.25 N., R.10 E. to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary 2 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Wild Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Snoqualmie River, North Fork King Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to Lennox Creek 5 Important resources for resident cutthroat trout. Lennox River provides extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and mountain goats. N. Fork offers advanced kayaking and canoeing. Scenic Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Snoqualmie River, South Fork King Headwaters at Source Lake in NE 1/4 of Section30, T.23N., R.11E. to the confluence with the Snoqualmie River 31 Excellent habitat for black-tailed deer, elk, black bear. Travel route with evidence of mining, railroad and logging activities. Recreation Cultural, Historic, Wildlife Snoqualmie 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Source north of Haigs Lake in Olympic National Park (SE 1/4 of Section 16, T.28N., R.8W.) to the end of the Soleduck Road (SW 1/4 of Section 33, T.29N., R.9W.) 8 Chinook, coho, pink, sockeye, and chum salmon utilize the Soleduck. Wild Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam End of Soleduck Road to the Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary 8 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Scenic Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Olympic National Park/Olympic National Forest boundary to the confluence of the South Fork Soleduck River 2 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Scenic Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Confluence with South Fork Soleduck River to the Olympic National Park boundary, north bank (SE 1/4 of Section 28, T.30 N., R.10W.) 3 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Recreational Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Olympic National Park boundary to the Olympic National Forest boundary 11 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Recreational Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Olympic National Forest boundary to the Highway 101 bridge near Forks (SE 1/4 of Section 29, T.29N., R.13W.) 23 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Recreational Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Soleduck River (Sol Duc River) Clallam Highway 101 bridge near Forks to the confluence with Bogachiel River 13 Both fixed and loop meander channel pattern in the lower valley reaches, with low to moderate gradients and flow. Major Olympic drainage flowing through thickly forested areas. Produces some of the largest winter steelhead fish. Flows near well known and developed hot springs area. Recreational Fish Hoh-Quillayute 1982/ 1993
Stehekin River Chelan Cottonwood Camp to High Bridge Campground 12 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River Chelan High Bridge Campground to Lake Chelan 11 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Recreation Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River Chelan Headwaters to Cottonwood Camp 2 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Wild Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River, Agnes Creek Chelan Stehekin River watershed, Segment 3: High Camp to Lake Chelan Reach: Agnes Creek: From the headwaters to 1/4 mile upstream of the confluence with the Stehekin River 1 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Recreational/Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River, Agnes Creek Chelan Stehekin River watershed, Segment 3: High Camp to Lake Chelan Reach: Agnes Creek Tributary: From the confluence with the Stehekin River upstream a 1/4 mile 0 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Recreational/Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River, Bridge Creek Chelan Stehekin River watershed, Segment 3: High Camp to Lake Chelan Reach: Bridge Creek headwaters to a 1/4 mile upstream of the confluence with the Stehekin River 10 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Recreational/Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stehekin River, Bridge Creek Chelan Stehekin River watershed, Segment 3: High Camp to Lake Chelan Reach: Tributary: From the confluence with the Stehekin River upstream a 1/4 mile 0 Flows through spectacular areas ranging from subalpine to dense forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting, and sightseeing. Historical mine, old wagon road, and homesteads. Recreational/Scenic Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Lake Chelan 1993/ 2002
Stillaguamish River, North Branch of North Fork Skagit Headwaters in NE 1/4 of Section 12, T.33N., R.8E. to the confluence with the North Fork Stillaguamish River 5 Spawning and rearing habitat for fall chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, as well as, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Black-tailed deer, bald eagles, and mountain goat. Recreation Wildlife Stillaguamish 1993
Stillaguamish River, North Fork Skagit, Snohomish Headwaters in SE 1/4 of Section 17, T.34N., R.9E. to the confluence with South Fork Stillaguamish 50 Spawning and rearing habitat for fall chinook, coho, pink and chum salmon, as well as, summer steelhead and Dolly Varden. Black-tailed deer, bald eagles, and mountain goat. Recreation Fish, Wildlife Stillaguamish 1982/ 1993
Stillaguamish River, South Fork Snohomish Canyon Creek to confluence with North Fork Stillaguamish River 16 Pastoral scenes in lower valley to extraordinary mountain scenes. Heavy use by kayakers, canoeists, and campers. River is important prehistoric/historic travelway. Extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and bald eagles. Good spawning habitat for chinook, chum, coho and some pink salmon. Recreation Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Stillaguamish 1982/ 1993
Stillaguamish River, South Fork Snohomish Headwaters between Morning Star and Lewis Peaks in NE 1/4 of Sec. 14, T.29 N., R.10 E. to Canyon Creek 37 Pastoral scenes in lower valley to extraordinary mountain scenes. Heavy use by kayakers, canoeists, and campers. River is important prehistoric/historic travelway. Extensive winter range for black-tailed deer and bald eagles. Good spawning habitat for chinook, chum, coho and some pink salmon. Scenic Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Stillaguamish 1982/ 1993
Taylor River King Quartz Creek Road to confluence with Middle Fork Snoqualmie River 1 Hunting, camping, and hiking. Excellent resident cutthroat trout populations. Recreation Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Taylor River King Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to Quartz Creek Road 6 Hunting, camping, and hiking. Excellent resident cutthroat trout populations. Scenic Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Taylor River King Snoqualmie Lake to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary 1 Hunting, camping, and hiking. Excellent resident cutthroat trout populations. Wild Fish, Recreational Snoqualmie 1993
Thunder Creek Whatcom Entire segment within Ross Lake National Recreation Area 16 Provides views of high mountains, rugged peaks, glaciers, water falls, old growth forest, and pristine stream valley. Backcountry trail and several backcountry camps. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Skagit 1993
Tolt River, South Fork King Headwaters in SE 1/4 of Section 33, T.26N., R.10E. to the Tolt Reservoir 5 Important wild trout river. Recreation Fish Snoqualmie 1993
Toutle River Cowlitz, Skamania MSHNVM boundary to slackwater of Corps of Engineers Sediment Retention Dam in Sec. 32, T.10 N., R.3 E. 5 Debris avalanche triggered by 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens considered largest landslide in recorded history. It followed course of Toutle River. Rim, crater, and dome of Mount St. Helens are most significant scenic resources of headwaters. Large wintering elk herd. Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Cowlitz 1993
Toutle River Cowlitz, Skamania Source in SW 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.9 N., R.5 E. to western Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.9 N., R.3 E. 13 Debris avalanche triggered by 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens considered largest landslide in recorded history. It followed course of Toutle River. Rim, crater, and dome of Mount St. Helens are most significant scenic resources of headwaters. Large wintering elk herd. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Cowlitz 1993
Troublesome Creek Snohomish Headwaters at Blanca Lake to Forest Road 63 4 Mountain goats and spotted owls are predominant wildlife. Wild Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Troublesome Creek Snohomish Forest Road 63 to confluence with North Fork Skykomish River 0 Mountain goats and spotted owls are predominant wildlife. Scenic Wildlife Skykomish 1993
Tucannon River Columbia, Garfield Entire length 63 Undeveloped upper portion; flows primarily in flat floored, steep sided valley, past several small lakes. Good example of rejuvenated, underfit stream with present channel flowing within a narrow floodplain, well defined by former mature meander pattern. Excellent fish and wildlife habitat. Some boating. Fish, Historic, Wildlife Lower Snake-Tucannon 1982
Twisp River Okanogan Confluence of North Fork and South Fork Twisp River to Lake Chelan/Sawtooth Wilderness Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 10, T.34 N., R.18 E. 1 High mountain ridges, peaks and natural forest setting.Important summer and winter range for mountain goats and important mule deer migratory route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring and summer steelhead. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Twisp River Okanogan Lake Chelan/Sawtooth Wilderness Boundary to private land boundary near Lime Creek in SE 1/4 of Sec. 18, T.33 N., R.20 E. 15 High mountain ridges, peaks and natural forest setting.Important summer and winter range for mountain goats and important mule deer migratory route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring and summer steelhead. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Twisp River Okanogan Private land boundary near Lime Creek to Okanogan National Forest Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.33 N., R.21 E. 10 High mountain ridges, peaks and natural forest setting.Important summer and winter range for mountain goats and important mule deer migratory route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring and summer steelhead. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Twisp River Okanogan Okanogan National Forest Boundary to confluence with Methow River 5 High mountain ridges, peaks and natural forest setting.Important summer and winter range for mountain goats and important mule deer migratory route. Spawning and rearing habitat for spring and summer steelhead. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Tye River Snohomish, King Headwaters of Tye River in SE 1/4 of Sec. 14., T.26 N., R.13 E. to confluence with South Fork Skykomish and Foss Rivers 15 A major western Washington river accessible by highway, close to large urban population. Highly scenic mountain valley. Exceptional boulder and floodway zones. Clear water with rapids, cascades and falls in upper reaches. Braided streamway corridor with outstanding accretion beaches and gravel bars in lower reaches. Substantial runs of anadromous fish and high wildlife diversity. Supports wide variety of recreational boating. Portions are in the State Scenic and Recreational Rivers System. Recreation Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Skykomish 1982/ 1993
Waptus River Kittitas Headwaters to Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary in NW 1/4 of Sec. 4, T.22 N., R.14 E. 13 Snowfields, small glaciers, pinnacles and rock faces. Wetland areas featuring large marshes, bogs, ponds, and abundance of beaver activity. Wild Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Waptus River Kittitas Alpine Lakes Wilderness boundary to confluence with Cle Elum River 1 Snowfields, small glaciers, pinnacles and rock faces. Wetland areas featuring large marshes, bogs, ponds, and abundance of beaver activity. Wild Scenic Upper Yakima 1993
Wenatchee River Chelan Lake Wenatchee to Tumwater Campground in SW 1/4 of Sec. 9, T.25 N., R.17 E. 19 Gently rolling, forested terrain to spectacular cliffs, enormous boulders, and cascading rapids. Within traditional fishing grounds of Wenatchi Indians. Has only known petroglyph site on Forest. Recreational Cultural, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Wenatchee 1982/ 1993
Wenatchee River Chelan Tumwater Campground to mouth of Icicle Creek 10 Gently rolling, forested terrain to spectacular cliffs, enormous boulders, and cascading rapids. Within traditional fishing grounds of Wenatchi Indians. Has only known petroglyph site on Forest. Recreational Cultural, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Wenatchee 1982/ 1993
White Chuck River Snohomish Headwaters in NW 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.30 N., R.13 E. to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary 12 Flows through rugged mountainous terrain and contins numerous cascades and falls. Abundant recreation activities including hiking, camping, canoeing, and kayaking. Provides habitat for spring chinook, coho salmon, Dolly Varden, and resident rainbow trout. Wild Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Sauk 1993
White Chuck River Snohomish Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to confluence with Sauk River 13 Flows through rugged mountainous terrain and contins numerous cascades and falls. Abundant recreation activities including hiking, camping, canoeing, and kayaking. Provides habitat for spring chinook, coho salmon, Dolly Varden, and resident rainbow trout. Recreation Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Sauk 1993
White River King, Pierce Headwaters at Emmons Glacier on northeast slopes of Mt. Rainier to Huckleberry Creek 22 Magnificent views of Mt. Rainier from river corridor. Variety of recreation activities including rafting, camping, hiking, fishing, and sightseeing. During 1930's was a CCC camp located along river. Excellent deer and elk winter range. Variety of anadromous fish species. Historic period sites representing logging, recreation, and Forest Service administration. Scenic Fish, Historic, Recreational, Wildlife Puyallup 1993
White River King, Pierce Huckleberry Creek to confluence with Clearwater River 18 Magnificent views of Mt. Rainier from river corridor. Variety of recreation activities including rafting, camping, hiking, fishing, and sightseeing. During 1930's was a CCC camp located along river. Excellent deer and elk winter range. Variety of anadromous fish species. Historic period sites representing logging, recreation, and Forest Service administration. Recreation Fish, Historic, Recreational, Wildlife Puyallup 1993
White River Chelan Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary to point approximately 1/2 mile above Tall Timber Ranch, at east section line of Sec. 13, T.28 N., R.15 E. 4 Magnificent views of Mt. Rainier from river corridor. Variety of recreation activities including rafting, camping, hiking, fishing, and sightseeing. During 1930's was a CCC camp located along river. Excellent deer and elk winter range. Variety of anadromous fish species. Historic period sites representing logging, recreation, and Forest Service administration. Scenic Fish, Scenic Puyallup 1982/ 1993
White River Chelan Headwaters to Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary in SW 1/4 of Sec. 35, T.29 N., R.15 E. 14 Plunges through steep-walled glaciated valley bordered by stark mountain peaks, impressive alpine glaciers, and precipitous cliffs. Supports natural run of sockeye salmon. Wild Fish, Scenic Puyallup 1982/ 1993
White River Chelan Point approximately 1/2 mile above Tall Timber Ranch to Lake Wenatchee 13 Magnificent views of Mt. Rainier from river corridor. Variety of recreation activities including rafting, camping, hiking, fishing, and sightseeing. During 1930's was a CCC camp located along river. Excellent deer and elk winter range. Variety of anadromous fish species. Historic period sites representing logging, recreation, and Forest Service administration. Scenic Fish, Scenic Puyallup 1982/ 1993
White River, West Fork Pierce Entire segment within Mount Rainier National Park 8 Close-up views of Mount Rainier, and steep face of its Willis Wall. Crosscountry hiking. Numerous wildlife. River is remote, with access only by trail. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Puyallup 1993
White Salmon River Klickitat GPNF boundary to confluence of Gilmer Creek (WSR Boundary) 18 Long and narrow gorges, and "lava tube"" caves within the corridor. Areas of old-growth Douglas-fir groves. Regionally significant whitewater boating. Unique because of consistently reliable flows." Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Other Middle Columbia-Hood 1993
Wind River Skamania Hemlock Road bridge to Columbia River pool in NW 1/4 of Sec. 27, T.3 N., R.8 E. 12 Deep, basalt cliff-lined gorge with distinctive scenery. Unique geological values associated with several thermal and mineral springs. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic Middle Columbia-Hood 1982/ 1993
Wind River Skamania Headwaters in McClellan Meadows to Hemlock Road bridge in community of Stabler in NE 1/4 of Sec. 26, T.4 N., R.7 E. 19 Important anadromous fish stream. Recreation Fish Middle Columbia-Hood 1982/ 1993
Wolf Creek Okanogan Okanogan National Forest Boundary to confluence with Methow River 2 Runs through open alpine and natural appearing forest settings. Mountain goats and mule deer herds. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Recreation Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Wolf Creek Okanogan Confluence of South Fork Wolf Creek with Wolf Creek to Lake Chelan/Sawooth Wilderness Boundary 6 Runs through open alpine and natural appearing forest settings. Mountain goats and mule deer herds. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Wild Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Wolf Creek Okanogan Lake Chelan/Sawtooth Wilderness Boundary to Okanogan National Forest Boundary in NE 1/4 of Sec. 6, T.34 N., R.21 E. 2 Runs through open alpine and natural appearing forest settings. Mountain goats and mule deer herds. Important spawning and rearing habitat for spring chinook and summer steelhead. Recreation Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Methow 1993
Wynoochee River Grays Harbor From fish intake dam (SW 1/4 of Section 19, T.22N., R.7W.) to the Olympic National Forest boundary 5 Chinook, coho, and chum salmon utilize the river with good habitat. Scenic Fish Lower Chehalis 1993
Wynoochee River Grays Harbor Clark Creek (SE 1/4 of Section 11, T.23N., R.7W.) to the head of Wynoochee Reservoir 6 Chinook, coho, and chum salmon utilize the river with good habitat. Recreation Fish Lower Chehalis 1993
Wynoochee River Grays Harbor Olympic National Forest boundary to its confluence with the Chehalis River 46 Chinook, coho, and chum salmon utilize the river with good habitat. Recreation Fish Lower Chehalis 1993
Yakima River Yakima Zillah to Prosser (44 rm) 47 Scenic, geologically interesting rugged canyon displaying entrenched meanders and cutting through folded basalt. Fish and wildlife (notably bird) habitat; one of few potential wild trout producers. Considerable canoeing, some rafting and kayaking. Very popular swimming and tubing river. Dense and diverse riparian zone. Lower portion displays wide flood-plain characteristics. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Wildlife Lower Yakima 1982
Yakima River Kittitas Teanaway, WA, to Highway I-90 at Ellensburg 25 Scenic, geologically interesting rugged canyon displaying entrenched meanders and cutting through folded basalt. Fish and wildlife (notably bird) habitat; one of few potential wild trout producers. Considerable canoeing, some rafting and kayaking. Very popular swimming and tubing river. Dense and diverse riparian zone. Lower portion displays wide flood-plain characteristics. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Wildlife Lower Yakima 1982
Yakima River Kittitas River Mile 190 to confluence with Cle Elum River 3 Scenic, geologically interesting rugged canyon displaying entrenched meanders and cutting through folded basalt. Fish and wildlife (notably bird) habitat; one of few potential wild trout producers. Considerable canoeing, some rafting and kayaking. Very popular swimming and tubing river. Dense and diverse riparian zone. Lower portion displays wide flood-plain characteristics. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Wildlife Lower Yakima 1982
Yakima River Kittitas From Crystal Springs to Lake Easton 11 Scenic, geologically interesting rugged canyon displaying entrenched meanders and cutting through folded basalt. Fish and wildlife (notably bird) habitat; one of few potential wild trout producers. Considerable canoeing, some rafting and kayaking. Very popular swimming and tubing river. Dense and diverse riparian zone. Lower portion displays wide flood-plain characteristics. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Wildlife Lower Yakima 1982
Yellowjacket Creek Lewis, Skamania Road 2809 bridge crossing in SW 1/4 of Sec. 8, T.10 N., R.8 E. to NW 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.11 N., R.8 E. 7 Dense forest, narrow canyons and rocky slopes, to wider valleys and braided channels dotted with contrasting hardwoods. Native Americans utilized for thousands of years with exemplary rock shelters in segment 3. Scenic Cultural, Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Other Upper Cowlitz 1993
Yellowjacket Creek Lewis NW 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.11 N., R.8 E. to confluence with Cispus River in NE 1/4 of Sec. 17, T.11 N., R.8 E. 2 Dense forest, narrow canyons and rocky slopes, to wider valleys and braided channels dotted with contrasting hardwoods. Native Americans utilized for thousands of years with exemplary rock shelters in segment 3. Scenic Cultural, Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Other Upper Cowlitz 1993

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