Devils Lake Natural Resources Conservation Area

Devils Lake Natural Resources Conservation Area
The 80-acre Devils Lake NRCA contains a 22-acre lake, wetland, and sphagnum bog system, including 12 acres of open water, 6 acres of marsh and swamp, and 4 acres of quaking sphagnum bog. The forested area surrounding the lake has survived numerous fires and developed old growth characteristics, with a diversity of age classes and species, a layered canopy, and abundant snags and large downed logs. 
Features Protected: Low-elevation sphagnum bog, low-elevation freshwater wetland, Douglas-fir-western hemlock/Pacific rhododendron-evergreen huckleberry plant community
Ecoregion: Northwest Coast (Jefferson County) 

Science, Research and Monitoring

Public and private universities, other research institutions and individual researchers may contact DNR to propose a research project at the site. If you are interested in pursuing research at Devils Lake NRCA, please contact David Wilderman, natural areas ecologist, at  

Environmental Education and Public Access 

Currently no formal educational programs are available at Devils Lake NRCA. The site has no developed public access facilities. For more information, contact the DNR South Puget Sound Region natural areas manager.