Brownsville is east of I-5 about half way between Albany and Eugene. Take exit 216 and travel east on Hwy 228 for about 4 miles to Brownsville. Turn left (north) on N. Main Street and travel 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn left. Turn left on Pioneer Park Rd and drive a short distance to the park.Directions
Habitat and Birds
Large trees near the Calapooia River in this park attract many residents. Wood Duck, Green Heron, and Sharp-shinned Hawk can be seen here. Listen for migrating Sandhill Cranes overhead. Band-tailed Pigeons and Vaux’s Swift are present along with Belted Kingfisher and several species of swallows. Woodpeckers include Hairy, Downy, Redbreasted Sapsucker, and Northern Flicker. Migrating Warblers have included Orange-crowned, Yellow, Yellow-rumped, Hermit, and Black-throated Gray.