Lookingglass (Driving Route)

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From I-5 exit 124 in Roseburg, go west on Harvard Ave 1.6 miles to Lookingglass Rd; turn left and go 6 miles to T-intersection; turn left for 0.3 miles and turn right on Coos Bay Wagon Rd. Go 1.3 miles to Dairy Loop Rd, turn left. Continue 2.8 miles around Dairy Loop; go straight at the T intersection with Lookingglass Rd for 2.2 miles to Happy Valley Rd. Follow this road 3.8 miles to the bridge across the South Umpqua River; very little traffic, wide shoulders for walking; restroom at the Happy Valley boat launch.


Habitat and Birds

pastures, mixed hardwood/conifer, river, roadside weed patches

Birds: Hooded Merganser Common Merganser, Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, other raptors, Belted Kingfisher, Acorn and Pileated Woodpecker, Black Phoebe, Western Meadowlark, Western Bluebird, Western Kingbird, sparrows. Best birding: Oct-Feb, May.