Big Cliff Reservoir

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Seasons

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Location

Big Cliff Reservoir is 18 miles east of Mehama on SR 22, just west of Detroit Dam and Detroit Lake. There are a couple of pullouts along the highway, but the best viewing is from the area just below Detroit Dam.

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Habitat and Birds

Open water with forested edges. Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Common Merganser and Lesser Scaup are common, and Barrow’s Goldeneye, Long-tailed Duck, scoters and loons can sometimes be found.

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