Friends Landing has excellent fishing access with two fishing shacks along the river and piers and trail access on the lake. Salmon and sturgeon are the major catches.
In the river, there is sturgeon fishing year round. When salmon are running there is great fishing from the pier or in your boat. There is seasonal fishing in the lake.
Lake Quigg has several piers and floating docks which allow for easy access to fishing or just nature watching.
Bordering the river are two covered fish shacks and a concrete floating pier.
WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife:
There are two boat launches providing access to the Chehalis River and Lake Quigg.
Only non-motorized boats are allowed on Lake Quigg. Parking for boat trailers is available between the boat launches.
$3 daily fee or $50 for a calendar year pass.
Picnic shelters can be reserved. There is no fee for their use.
Shelters are on a first come - first served basis on days when there is no reservation.
Friends Landing has a 1.7 mile hiking trail around Lake Quigg. It is a paved and bridged trail that takes you through wetland marsh, woods, meadow and more.
There are several interpretive signs and viewing docks to guide your trip.
Birdwatchers may see bald eagle, osprey, Canada goose, king fisher, cormorant, steller's Jay and many kinds of duck, woodpeckers, hawks and songbirds. Binoculars and telephoto lenses are best for viewing.
Hikers should be aware that high tides in Grays Harbor can occasionally put sections of the trail under water.