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Description - These impoundments include Evergreen Reservoir and Burke, Quincy, Babcock Ridge, and Stand Coffin Lakes. Fish species include yellow perch, crappie, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and rainbow trout. Burke and Quincy Lakes are seasonal trout waters open March through July. Restrooms are available in some areas.

Attractions - These impoundments include Evergreen Reservoir and Burke, Quincy, Babcock Ridge, and Stand Coffin Lakes. Fish species include yellow perch, crappie, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and rainbow trout. Burke and Quincy lakes are seasonal trout waters open March 1 through July 31. Restrooms are available in some areas.

Recreation - Fishing and boating are the primary activities at this recreation area.

Climate - The climate of Washington varies within each region. The Cascades split the state and alter the weather patterns. The mountains receive large amounts of wet, heavy snow from October through May. These peaks remain snow covered throughout the year. The terrain east of the mountains receives approximately 12 inches of rainfall per year, generally much less than west of the mountains. Since the area east of the mountains is landlocked, temperatures in this region are lower during the winter months. Frequent winds coming down from the mountains also contribute to the low temperatures of eastern Washington.

Due to the coastal geography, western Washington is primarily temperate. The proximity to the ocean stabilizes the climate, making extreme temperatures very rare. The area receives large amounts of precipitation from Pacific rain and snow storms.

Location - The Quincy Wildlife Recreation Area is located around Ephrata, Washington.


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Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Great place to fish and spend time with the family. Many hiking areas and lakes to explore.


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Contact Information:
Quincy Wildlife Recreation Area, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 1550 Alder St. N.W. , Ephrata, WA, 98823, Phone: 509-754-4624

Additional Information:
Washington National Wildlife Refuges and Preserves - Washington's National Wildlife Refuges are found throughout the state. There are a total of eleven refuges in Washington.

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