Harris County Park

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Seasons

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Location

From Pendleton, take Hwy 11 North and east for 27 miles to Milton-Freewater. From the south end of Milton-Freewater, turn right (east) on 14th Avenue. Take a quick right on S. Main Street and then a left on 15th Avenue. Take this road (name changes to Walla Walla River Road) out of town traveling east. Go 5 miles and turn right onto South Fork Walla Walla River Road. The park is 7 more miles down this road.

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Habitat and Birds

Park, pines, mixed conifer, rocky hillsides, and riparian strip. Ruffed Grouse, California Quail, Vaux’s Swift, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Hammond’s and Western Flycatcher, Cassin’s and Warbling Vireo, Steller’s Jay, Violet-green and Rough-winged Swallow, Winter Wren, Black-capped Chickadee, Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Golden-crowned and Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Veery, American Robin, Varied Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, Nashville Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Townsend’s Warbler, Western Tanager, Spotted Towhee, Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrow, and Lincoln’s Sparrow. Periodically, check the Walla Walla River for American Dipper (especially southeast of the campground). They also sometimes nest under the road bridge at the western edge of the park.

The road to the park follows the Walla Walla River. You should stop several times and check the vegetation along the river. Canyon Wren, Red-eyed Vireo, Wild Turkey, Ring-necked Pheasant, Bewick’s Wren, Gray Catbird, Lazuli Bunting, and Bullock’s Oriole are just of the few possibilities along this strip of road.

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