US Army Corps of Engineers
Walla Walla District

McNary Wildlife Nature Area

General Information
Type of Recreation: Day-Use, boating, and hiking
State: Oregon
County: Umatilla
Administering Office: McNary Lock & Dam
Location: Lake Umatilla, Columbia River Mile 291, south river bank
Acreage: 318 Acres
Highway Directions: 1.5 miles east of Umatilla, Oregon, on Highway 730, 1 mile north on Devore Rd and 0.5 miles west on Third Street.

Day-Use Area:
Covered Picnic Tables
Hiking Trails
Vault Toilets
Wildlife Viewing
Shoreline Fishing Access

No motorized or gasoline-operated motors. Boats of other types are allowed in the ponds in the nature area, but there is no launch ramp.

Season and Hours of Operation:
Year round, during daylight hours. Gates closed from dusk to dawn May 15 – September 15.

Other Facilities:
Nature Trail – 0.75 Miles
Wildlife Management Technique Trail – 1 Mile
Pond Trail -- 1.25 Miles
ADA accessible parking, fishing, and vault restroom at Fountain Pond.

Operating Agency
Name: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: PO Box 1230
Umatilla, OR 97882-1441
Phone: 541-922-2268 Recreation Information

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 7.5 Miles (Good Shepherd Hospital, 541-567-6483)
Grocery Store: 1.5 Miles
Motel: 1.5 Miles
Restaurant: 1.5 Miles
Airport: 11 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 1.5 Miles

Pets must be kept on a leash. Horses and hunting are prohibited. Ponds are stocked with trout in the spring, by the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife.  Please check the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife website for the most up to date trout stocking information.

Contact Us

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
McNary Natural Resources Management Office
PO Box 1230
Umatilla, OR 97882
Phone: 541-922-2268
E-mail: McNaryParks&
(Manages from McNary Dam to Hwy 12 Bridge)

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