Wildlife Area Near Ellensburg to Close Until May 1 to Protect Wintering Elk
Olympia-(Ammoland.com)- About 44,000 acres of wildlife land in Kittitas County east of Ellensburg will be seasonally closed to motor vehicles Feb. 1 through April 30 to protect wintering elk.
The winter closure includes portions of the L.T. Murray Wildlife Area, which is managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The closure only restricts motorized vehicle access; the public may still access the area by foot, horseback, or mountain bike.
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