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E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area

The E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area came into existence in 1950 when the U.S. Government gave quitclaim title to the property to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The wildlife area covers approximately 1,788 acres, is located on Highway 99W about 10 miles north of Corvallis and is situated on the Willamette Valley floor.

A parking permit is required at E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area. Permits can be purchased at ODFW License Agents (pdf), at ODFW offices that sell licenses and online.

Best time to visit: All year. April - August for bird-watching, September - February for hunting, and February - September for fishing.

What to see and do

black-tailed deer
Black-tailed deer at EE Wilson
- Oregon Fish and Wildlife-
EE Wilson Wildlife Area

EE Wilson Wildlife Area
- Photo by Kathy Munsel -

California Quail at EE Wilson

California Quail at EE Wilson
- Photo by Kathy Munsel -

E. E. Wilson Wildlife Area offers a diversity of Willamette Valley habitat types. Easy non-motorized access is available via a grid of paved and gravel roads. Hunting opportunities include pheasants, duck, deer, rabbit and quail. A fishing pond is stocked with trout February - June. A variety of upland gamebirds can be viewed all year. An interpretive trail offers an accompanying guide.

When visiting the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area, be sure and tune your radio to 1140 AM for area information that is broadcast 24 hrs a day. The recording is updated seasonally.

Nearby: Oregon State University's MacDonald Research Forest offers horseback riding, hiking, cycling and interpretive trails as well as PV Arboretum. Baskett Slough and William Finley national wildlife refuges are in the area.

Wildlife Area History

Who is E. E. Wilson?
The History of the E. E. Wilson Wildlife Area

Directions

Travel 10 miles north of Corvallis on Hwy. 99W. Turn east on Camp Adair Road.

Address and Phone

E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area
29555 Camp Adair Road
Monmouth, OR 97361
(541) 745-5334

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