Willapa Divide Natural Area Preserve
This 587-acre preserve along the upper reaches of the Grays River protects old growth silver fir, Western hemlock, and Western red cedar in three forest ecosystem types. This is one of the last undisturbed examples of this forest community in southwest Washington. The understory includes Oregon oxalis, vanilla leaf, evergreen violet, Alaska huckleberry, sword fern and deer fern. The stream and riparian systems on the preserve shelter species which depend on old growth natural forests such as the pacific giant salamander, copes giant salamander, and other amphibians.
Features Protected: Old growth silver fir, Western hemlock, and Western red cedar
Ecoregion: Northwest Coast (Pacific County)