From central Port Orford at Highway 101 and 9th Street travel 3.1 miles. Turn right (east) onto Elk River Road/County Road #208. At 7.5 miles there is a fish hatchery where you can stop. Continuing on Elk River Road/#208 will lead into the Coast Range and in 2.8 miles become Forest Road 5325 which splits into eastern (left) and southern (right) routes and connects into other Forest Service roads. Bird along the way.Directions
Habitat and Birds
This area has produced Common Moorhen and Tropical Kingbird but more commonly the species here include Mountain Quail, finches, American Dipper, chickadees, nuthatches, grosbeaks, and woodpeckers. Marbled Murrelets nest in the old growth along this river and its tributaries.