From the town of Jordan Valley, travel north on 95 for 9.2 miles to Jess Strode/Mahogany Gap Road (43.109221, -117.057128). Turn left and travel for 7.8 miles to the Goodyear Cutoff Road (43.140573, -117.158199) (Don’t miss Chevally Reservoir (43.103968, -117.101123). Turn left and travel two miles to Mahogany Creek Road (43.147701, -117.194047). Take this road south for three miles to Lodge Ranch Road (43.119080, -117.228701). Stay right here and take Lodge Ranch for 0.8 miles to Blowout Reservoir Road (43.123160, -117.243180). Take Blowout Reservoir Road for 12.2 miles to Birch Creek Road (43.167804, -117.448658). Take this road 5.5 miles to the end. This long series of dirt roads will challenge any vehicle not designed to handle rough roads. THESE ROADS SHOULD NOT BE ATTEMPTED AFTER RAIN OR DURING THE WINTER MONTHS WHERE SNOW COULD OCCUR. This is a good camping location in the warm months.Directions
Habitat and Birds
A wide variety of habitats range from farmland to riparian stream sides and open sage. Nice riparian vegetation at roads end can produce good migrants. Residents like Warbling Vireo and House Wren are easy to find.