Wenas Wildlife Area

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Wenas Wildlife Area is a 105,460-acre (42,680 ha) protected area managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife located in Yakima and Kittitas counties. The property was acquired in the mid-1960s to provide wintering grounds for the Yakima elk herd[1] and is managed with the chief purpose of providing healthy wildlife habitat.[2]

Balsamorhiza sagittata is a common native wildflower in Wenas Wildlife Area


  1. ^ "Wenas Wildlife Area". Wildlife Areas. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved 2009-12-10. 
  2. ^ Bentler, Fred; Ullman, Barb Bentler. "Wenas Wildlife Area". Wildlife Viewing and Recreation Areas of Eastern Washington. Retrieved 2009-12-10. 

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Coordinates: 46°50′N 120°40′W / 46.833°N 120.667°W / 46.833; -120.667