Baker Sewer Ponds

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Seasons

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Fall

Location

From the west side of Baker City, go to 10th Street and travel north out of town. 10th becomes the La Grande-Baker Hwy or Hwy 30 as it leaves Baker City. Hughes Lane marks the northern edge of Baker City. From the intersection of Hughes and Hwy 30, go .7 miles to Imnaha Road and take a right. Go 0.5 miles and you will see the ponds on your right. If you want better access to these ponds, call city hall at 541-523-6541 for a permit.

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Habitat and Birds

This, like most of the small ponds around Baker City, can produce just about any form of waterfowl, shorebird, or wader one might expect to find in Baker County. Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Trumpeter Swan, Tundra Swan, Eurasian Wigeon, a dozen other duck species, grebes, Great Egret, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Several species of gull, and a few others might be found here. Winter visitors have included Red-necked Phalaropes.

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