King Mountain

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Medco Pond (Crane Pond)

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McGregor Park

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Lost Creek Reservoir

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Joseph Stewart State Park

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From Rogue River, take Pine Street north out of town. This road will become Evans Creek Road. Take Evans Creek for 6.5 miles until you go over a covered bridge. Soon you will come to Pleasant Creek Road. Take Pleasant Creek Road north for 3.1 miles. The road turns to the right here and remains Pleasant Creek Road. Continue on Pleasant Creek for .9 miles to Ditch Creek Road. Turn left on Ditch Creek and travel 7.2 miles. At this point, take the right fork to Upper Grave Creek Road. Go .4 miles and take the BLM road 34-4-5 (county listers – you will enter Josephine County at about 1.9 miles down this road). Go about 3.7 miles and turn on 33-5-26. Go 2.2 miles to King Mt. Road. Take this to the top.

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Habitat and Birds

This is a mixed conifer forest. Birds here are what you would expect from a forest like this. Sooty Grouse, Mountain Quail, Cooper’s Hawk, Hairy Woodpecker, Red Crossbills, Cassin’s Finches, Western Bluebird, Townsend Solitaire, Wrentit, nuthatches, chickadees, and Fox Sparrow are all here.

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