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WDFW Check Stations

Hunters please be advised:

The times and locations of check stations are subject to change. Please contact your local WDFW office to verify staff availability at check stations.

Why should I go to a check station?

Check stations allow biologists to collect important biological information that informs management. This may include teeth to determine the age structure of a population, detailed information about the size of bucks being harvested, tissue samples to test for diseases like chronic wasting disease, and body condition scores for harvested animals. Aside from collecting biological information, check stations allow biologists an opportunity to interact with the community and hunters, answer questions, and to get immediate feedback on how the season is going.

2021 Check Station Locations

Weigh Station south of Clayton

Address: N Arlington Rd, Deer Park, WA 99006 Dates of operation: Both Sundays during early deer season modern firearm 10/18/21 and 10/25/21. Also the last Sunday of late deer season modern firearm 11/15/21. Time of operation: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

WSDOT Gravel Pit on 395 and Sand Canyon road

Address: Gravel Pit on 395 and Sand Canyon road, Chewelah, WA 99109 Dates of operation: Both Saturdays during early deer season modern firearm 10/17/21 and 10/24/21. Time of operation: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Winthrop Barn Community Center Address: 51 N. Hwy 20, Winthrop, WA 98862 Dates of operation: October 17-18, 2021 and October 24-25, 2021 Time of operation: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm