Sauk Watershed

Location of the Sauk Watershed in Washington State.  Map courtesy of the EPA.The Sauk River watershed reaches into Chelan, Skagit and Snohomish counties and includes parts of the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, the high Cascades and the Glacier Peak Wilderness. The Sauk River feeds into the Upper Skagit River, and is a popular destination for backpackers, sport fishermen and white water rafters. The river is a spawning ground for all five species of the region's salmon, and is home to bull trout, steelhead, rainbow and cutthroat trout. Megafauna may include the Grizzly Bear, with a sighting of the species recorded in the Glacier Peak Wilderness in 1996.

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