Travel north out of Mt Vernon on Hwy 395 for about 29 miles. Between Fox Valley and Long Creek, Highway 395 climbs over Long Creek Mountain, the pass at 5102’ elevation.Directions
Habitat and Birds
There is a seasonal rest area a couple of miles towards Long Creek from the pass that can be good for a variety of birds. The open grasslands around Long Creek can be good for hawks, sparrows and Gray Partridge. North of town are the Long Creek Sewage Ponds, one of which is visible from the gate.