Bone Creek Canyon (Sheephead Mountains) & Crooked Creek Reservoir

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Location

From Burns Junction, travel south on 95 for six miles. Turn right on Tudor Road. Take Tudor west for 3.2 miles where it forks right after wrapping around a marshy area (Crooked Creek Reservoir). Take the right fork which is North Fork Ryegrass Creek Road. Take Ryegrass for five miles. At five miles, there is a road to the left called Wildcat Creek Road. Stay to the right to access Bone Creek Canyon via North Fork Ryegrass Road. Follow the canyon for as long as you like. Return to Hwy 95 the way you came in.

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Habitat and Birds

The marsh at Crooked Creek Reservoir is very birdy and the road up to the canyon can produce plenty of opportunities for sage species. The canyon itself can have Rock Wren, Canyon Wren, and other rocky canyon species. There is some riparian vegetation for passerines and there is a reservoir part of the way up that could harbor waterfowl.

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