Resort Website Location: From the junction of Hwy 26 and 216 south of Mt. Hood, travel south on 26 for about 14 miles to the junction of 26 and the Simnasho Road. It is well signed to Kah-nee-ta Resort. Take Simnasho Road to Simnasho (about 7 miles) and then turn south on Simnasho Hot Springs Road for about 13 miles to Warm Springs Road. Take Warm Springs Road into Kah-nee-tah. A good side trip is to explore the Kah-nee-ta Fish Hatchery. The hatchery is five miles northwest of Kah-nee-ta Hot Springs Resort. After Passing through Simnasho, turn right on Simnasho-Hot Springs Road (Highway 3). Drive 10 miles, turn right at the fish hatchery sign. From Warm Springs, take Agency Hot Springs Road (Highway 3) north from Warm Springs. Three miles north of the Warm Springs River take a left at fish hatchery sign.
It should be noted that Ka-Nee-Tah is on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and most roads and tribal land are off limits to non-tribal members. Please respect all restrictions.
Habitat and Birds
Both Barrow’s and Common Goldeneye can be found here in spring and fall. There is abundant riparian vegetation in this area so Lazuli Buntings and Western Wood-pewees are common. Listen for Ash-throated Flycatchers and Gray Flycatchers in the junipers along the valleys.