Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge


This formerly seasonal floodplain lake, located on the eastern boundary of Washougal, is the southernmost spot in the state. Over 200 species have been recorded on this 1,049 acre refuge including:

  • American Avocet
  • Black Phoebe
  • Black-necked StiltSteigerwald National Wildlife Refuge
  • Gray Flycatcher
  • Gyrfalcon
  • Lesser Goldfinch
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Sage Thrasher
  • Surf Scoter
  • White-faced Ibis
  • White-tailed Kite

By Wilson Cady of the Vancouver Audubon Society

Additional Information

Learn more by visiting the Birding Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge Area page.