Erickson Dike Road

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Location

From the center of Clatskanie, turn north onto Nehalem. Drive to the end of the road (a few blocks) and it becomes 5 th. Go west on 5th which becomes Beaver Falls Road. At 0.8 miles from Hwy 30 take a left turn onto Depot Road. Staying to the right, go 0.5 miles and turn left onto Erikson Dike Rd.

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Habitat and Birds

This is a drive along a dike that follows the channeled Clatskanie River. The rest is agricultural, cottonwood plantations and one decent gallery type woodlot. Ducks and divers, sparrows, and open country raptors are to be expected. Go to the Oregon Birding Trails website Choose the Willamette Valley Birding Trail. Click on the Trail Guide and choose the Columbia Loop Guide. Section C-10.

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